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Configure SSL Offloading for Outlook Anywhere

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-03-19

You can use the EMC and the Shell to configure SSL offloading for Outlook Anywhere.

The first time that you run the Enable Outlook Anywhere wizard, you can enable SSL offloading by selecting the check box next to Allow secure channel (SSL) offloading. However, if you want to enable SSL offloading and you've already run the Enable Outlook Anywhere wizard without selecting this option, you can use the Shell and the Set-OutlookAnywhere cmdlet to set up SSL offloading.

Looking for other management tasks related to Outlook Anywhere? Check out Managing Outlook Anywhere.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "SSL offloading for Outlook Anywhere" entry in the Client Access Permissions topic.

  1. In the console tree, navigate to Server Configuration > Client Access.
  2. In the action pane, click Enable Outlook Anywhere.
  3. In the Enable Outlook Anywhere wizard, in the box under External host name, type the external host name for your organization.
  4. Select an available external authentication method. You can select Basic authentication or NTLM authentication.
  5. If you're using an SSL accelerator and you want to do SSL offloading, select the check box next to Allow secure channel (SSL) offloading.
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    Don't select this option unless you're sure that you have an SSL accelerator that can handle SSL offloading. If you don't have an SSL accelerator that can handle SSL offloading and you select this option, Outlook Anywhere won't function correctly.
  6. Click Enable to apply these settings and enable Outlook Anywhere.
  7. Click Finish to close the Enable Outlook Anywhere wizard.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "SSL offloading for Outlook Anywhere" entry in the Client Access Permissions topic.

This example turns on SSL offloading for the specified Client Access server.

Set-OutlookAnywhere -Name Server01 -SSLOffloading $true

For more information about syntax and parameters, see Set-OutlookAnywhere.

After you configure SSL offloading, you may also want to:

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