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How to setup an Exchange mailbox on a mac

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Having access to an exchange mailbox on a Mac or iMac is very useful – especially if you are a designer in a prominent Windows domain environment – setup exchange email account on mac is incredibly easy on the client site – as long as the relevant ports have been opened up allowing you to connect from outside a Windows domain.

  1. Open the Apple menu
  2. Click System Preferences
  3. Click Internet Accounts.
  4. Click the Add (+) button.
  5. Click Exchange in the list of services.
  6. Enter the information.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Enter a description for the account (for example, Work or Exchange).
  9. In the Server Address field, enter the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) for the companies exchange server.
  10. Click Continue.
  11. Make sure the Contacts and Calendar checkboxes are selected to automatically set up those apps.
  12. Click Done.

Note: To access an Exchange server from a Mac outside the organization’s network, confirm with the server administrator that port 443 is open on the firewall and Exchange Web Services (EWS) is enabled on the server.