Exchange AutoDiscover Errors – Creating an AutoDiscover SRV Record
Jul12

Exchange AutoDiscover Errors – Creating an AutoDiscover SRV Record

KB ID 0001184 Dtd 12/07/17 Problem Ages ago I wrote the following article; Outlook Error ‚ÄúThe name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.‚ÄĚ You used to see this error a lot if your internal, and external domain names were different, and the ‘public’ domain name was on the certificate, in those cases I’d also setup split DNS like so; Windows ‚Äď Setting Up Split DNS But you can...

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Outlook – Constantly Prompts for a Password
Aug05

Outlook – Constantly Prompts for a Password

KB ID 0001227 Dtd 05/08/16 Problem I did an Exchange 2010 to 2016 Migration for a school this week. They are going to reimage all their PCs to Windows 10 and install Office 2016 over the summer holidays. But a few staff members were working over the holidays and needed their Win7/Outlook 2010 clients pointing to the new Exchange server. This I did (I simply created new mail profiles and let auto discover do its work). But then the...

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Outlook Error  “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.”
Aug02

Outlook Error “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.”

KB ID 0000036 Dtd¬†02/08/16 Problem Seen in Outlook when connecting to a mailbox on an Exchange Server, its caused by using a self signed certificate OR a purchased certificate, where the internal and external names are different. Solution Before proceeding if you have an A or CNAME record in your DNS for autodiscover ¬†then DELETE it and setup an SRV record! Exchange AutoDiscover Errors ‚Äď Creating an AutoDiscover SRV Record 1. On the...

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Exchange – ‘Not all the required authentication methods were found’
May04

Exchange – ‘Not all the required authentication methods were found’

KB ID 0001180 Dtd 04/05/16ProblemI had to visit a client who had recently gone through an Exchange migration, now his external mail clients were having a nightmare staying connected to Outlook Anywhere. I ran the Exchange connectivity tester and got this;Additional details Not all the required authentication methods were  found Methods Found: Basic Methods Required: NTLM SolutionLooks like an open and shut case, someone forgot to...

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Outlook OAB download fails with 0X80004005 and/or 0x8004010f
Nov17

Outlook OAB download fails with 0X80004005 and/or 0x8004010f

KB ID 0000035 Dtd 10/06/09 Problem Caused by client not being able to see the Offline Address Book. Solution 1. Log onto the Exchange Server. 2. Start > All Programs > Exchange Management Console > Organisation Configuration > Mailbox > Offline address Book > Create a new one (Must have a different name to {Default}. 3. Delete the Old Offline Address Book. 4. Set the one you created as the default. WAIT 20 MINUTES...

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Outlook Blocks    Attachments
Nov17

Outlook Blocks Attachments

‘Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments‘ KB ID 0000058 Dtd 12/03/14 Problem Yes it is annoying, someone tries to send you a copy of an program, a database r you are the one doing the sending, and your Outlook client blocks it, but this is done for a good reason. Microsoft have classified 39 different file types as being "dangerous" to your system and have categorized them into two...

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