Outlook

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Outlook

Outlook | Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. The current version is Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 for Windows and Microsoft Office Outlook 2011 for Mac. Although often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking and a journal.

Configuration

Windows computer

This chapter describes how to configure Outlook 2007 for VU mail on a computer running Windows XP. This guide should also work for Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Setting summary

Accounttype: Exchange Emailaddress: f.h.achternaam@vu.nl or f.h.achternaam@student.vu.nl Mail server: webmail.vu.nl (autodiscover.vu.nl) Username: vu\VU-net-id Password: VU-net-id password

Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to configure and connect to the Exchange 2010 server.

  • A computer with Outlook 2007 or later installed
  • An active internet connection with ports 993 and 587 open
  • Your VU-net-id

Configure

* Install and/or open Outlook 2007
* The configuration wizard will now start.
* Click Next
Outlook wizard
* Select Yes
* click Next
Email account
* Enter the following information: 
  - Your Name
  - Email address
  - Password
  - Retype password
* click Next
* Note: Your email address consists of the letters of your first names separated 
  by a dot, followed by your surname, and ends met@vu.nl Personnel 
  or @student.vu.nl for students.
Add email account
* Outlook will ask you for your username (VU-net-id)
* Enter the following information:
  - User name*: vu\VU-net-id 
  - Password: <VU-net-id password>
* Flag: Remember my password
* Click OK
  You now completed the Outlook configuration.
  Note you can use the Credential Manager when you changed your password
Logon screen

MAC computer

This chapter describes how to configure Outlook 2011 for VU mail on a computer running MAC OSX.


Setting summary

Accounttype: Exchange Emailaddress: f.h.achternaam@vu.nl or f.h.achternaam@student.vu.nl Mail server: webmail.vu.nl (autodiscover.vu.nl) Username: vu\VU-net-id Password: VU-net-id password


Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to configure and connect to the Exchange 2010 server.

  • A computer with Outlook 2008 or later installed
  • An active internet connection with ports 993 and 587 open
  • Your VU-net-id


Configure

* Open the application Outlook that will probably be in the Microsoft Office 2011 folder.
* When Outlook is started for the first time it will guide you trough a setup wizard.
* Select add account
If you don’t get the wizard open Outlook and go to the toolbar in the main menu, 
select Tools and then select Accounts… from the dropdown-menu.
In the accounts menu click on the + on the bottom left and select Exchange
Welcome
* Select Exchange Account
Add an Account
* Enter the following information: 
  - E-mail address*: <e-mail address>
  - Method: User Name and Password
  - User name: vu\<VU-net-id> 
  - Password: <VU-net-id password> 
  - Configure automatically: Flag
* Click on the add Account
  Note: Your e-mail address will consist of the letters of your firstnames 
  separated with dots, then your lastname ending with @vu.nl when you are 
  an employee or @student.vu.nl when your are a student.
Exchange account
* If you have entered your e-mail address and VU-net-id correctly Outlook 
  will automatically detect the server settings for you. This may take some time.
* Close the Account window and start using Outlook.
VU Mail

Support

If you have any question, please contact the UC-IT servicedesk. The servicedesk is located in the VU mainbuilding.

Room 0A.11
Openinghours monday-friday, 9.00–17.00
Emailaddress ucit-servicedesk@vu.nl
Phone +31 (0)20 59 80000

Links

[Outlook on Wikipedia]

[Configure Outlook 2007 for Windows]

[Configure Outlook 2011 for MAC]