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Can't connect to Exchange 2013 with Outlook 2007?

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Just installed Exchange 2013 on a Server 2012 Box. OWA works great but I can't get Outlook 2007 to see the exchange server 2013. Outlook is sp3. I get a error message saying the action can not be completed. The connection to Microsoft Exchange is unavailable. Outlook must be online or connected to complete this action. Thanks
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by:comfortjeanius
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Did you download the latest Cumulative Package; if not go to this link 2007 Office system cumulative update for December 2012 and here is the Exchange 2013 System Requirements and look under Supported Clients you should have Outlook 2007 Service Pack 3 with the Outlook 2007 November 2012 update (12.0.6665.5000).
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by:Sanjay Santoki
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Hello,

Is it working on outlook 2010 and latest version of outlook? If not then it could be autodiscover service which is causing the issue or certificate issue in case of selfsign.

You can test autodiscover service through; http://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com

Regards,
Sanjay Santoki
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OWA is working fine. so I know email is flowing in and out. Just can't get outlook 2007 to see the exchange 2013
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by:comfortjeanius
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When you open Outlook ------> Help -----> About Microsoft Office Outlook.

You should have something at the top "Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 (12.0.6665.5000) SP3 MSO (12.0.6665.5000); if not then you probably need to download the latest cumulative package.
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Md. Mojahid earned 500 total points
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You should set up the SSL certificate properly first.
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Where would this update be and can I down load it?
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Where would this update be and can I down load it?

The hyperlink that I provided in the "Post ID: 39741889"
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