Configuring Outlook Profiles Using The Configuration Script


Configuring Outlook Profiles using the Configuration Script


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What is the 'Configuration Script'?


The configuration script is a script which is written to create your Outlook 2003 or 2007 profile to use your Exchange 2007 mailbox, when you run the script it stores all the necessary settings onto your computer and all you need to do is enter in your Exchange mailbox log in name and your password.


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Running the Configuration Script


  1. Log in to the Cobweb Control Panel (https://controlpanel.cobweb.com) using your Administrator Username and Password.


  2. Click on Exchange.


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  3. Click on the Display Name of the mailbox you wish to create the profile for then click on View setup info next to Outlook access.

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  4. This will open a new window. Scroll down to the section called 'Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 Configuration Script'.


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  5. Click on the 'Download Outlook Profile Configuration Script' link and click Open on the following File Download box:


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  6. Click Open or Run. Your Outlook profile will then be configured and Outlook will start


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  7. Enter in your Exchange mailbox login (this is detailed in the 'Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 Configuration Script' section in the Outlook access window) and password and then click OK:

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  8. Select the newly-created outlook profile (again the name for this will be details in the Outlook access help window) from the Choose profile dialog and click OK:


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  9. Enter in your Exchange mailbox login (this is detailed in the 'Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 Configuration Script' section in the Outlook access window) and password and then click OK:


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  10. Your profile will then load up and you can start using your mailbox. Outlook will now download a local copy of the mailbox (this may take some time if you have a large mailbox and/or a slow internet connection); it is now successfully configured to use Microsoft Exchange.