The latest installment in our “How-To“ series is a tutorial for setting up Hosted Exchange 2007. Microsoft Exchange is the world’s most used business email system and enables communication and collaboration for many of the biggest global organisations. Microsoft Exchange 2007 enhances company productivity through numerous advanced features.
For Vista & XP
Go to C:WindowsSystem32driversetc
Use either WordPad or Note Pad to edit the file; hosts.txt (Sample shown below).
Add the following 2 lines to the file (as shown above) and save:
Next, go to the control panel.
Start → Control panel (At the right hand side choose classic view).
Double click “Mail.”
Click “Email Accounts”
Check the box “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” then click “Next”
Choose “Microsoft Exchange” then click “Next”
Enter “hst-exchange-01.hst-exchange.local” in the Microsoft Exchange server: box.
Enter your email address then click “More Settings”.
Choose the “connection” tab and check the box “Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP” then click box “Exchange Proxy Settings.”
Enter information as shown in the screenshot, below. Don’t forget to change the bottom dropdown box to display “Basic Authentication.”
Click “OK”, then click “OK” on the previous window, and then click “Next.”
You may get a message like above, click “OK”.
Type in your email address and password.
Your setup is complete!