Autodiscover settings (DNS) for google apps mail

Greetings,

I have a domain name registered and hosted on GoDaddy.com.  The mx records point to google apps and mail flow is working that way.  But autodiscovery in Outlook still tries to authenticate against secureserver.net which is go daddy.

I think I need to modify the autodiscover cname record in the dns zone file but I haven't found what to change it to.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Best regards,

Sky
Schuyler KuhlAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Google doesn't suport autodiscover but there is a work around. The requirements for autodiscover are the following:
    https://contoso.com/autodiscover/autodiscover.xml
    https://autodiscover.contoso.com/autodiscover/autodiscover.xml

To work-around this you will need a web server
1) create a DNS entry A record in the domain of the email address -
i.e. A Autodiscover 127.0.0.1
replace 127.0.0.1 with the public ip address of your web server

2) On the webserver create a website autodiscover.example.com and apply an SSL certificate matching this name
3) If using IIS create a script map so that *.xml is handled by %windir%\system32\inetsrv\asp.dll and allow POST and GET verbs
4) In the website root create a subfolder called autodiscover
5) Create a file in the called autodiscover.xml and paste in this code
6) remove the pop or imap section from the list depending what you want users to use (or move one above the other for priority)
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"
?>
<Autodiscover xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/autodiscover/responseschema/2006">
<Response
xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/autodiscover/outlook/responseschema/2006a">
<Account>
<AccountType>email</AccountType>
<Action>settings</Action>
<Protocol>
<Type>IMAP</Type>
<Server>imap.gmail.com</Server>
<Port>993</Port>
<DomainRequired>on</DomainRequired>
<SPA>off</SPA>
<SSL>on</SSL>
<AuthRequired>on</AuthRequired>
</Protocol>
<Protocol>
<Type>POP3</Type>
<Server>pop.gmail.com</Server>
<Port>995</Port>
<DomainRequired>on</DomainRequired>
<SPA>off</SPA>
<SSL>on</SSL>
<AuthRequired>on</AuthRequired>
</Protocol>
<Protocol>
<Type>SMTP</Type>
<Server>smtp.gmail.com</Server>
<Port>465</Port>
<DomainRequired>on</DomainRequired>
<SPA>off</SPA>
<SSL>on</SSL>
<AuthRequired>on</AuthRequired>
<UsePOPAuth>on</UsePOPAuth>
<SMTPLast>off</SMTPLast>
</Protocol>
</Account>
</Response>
</Autodiscover>

Open in new window


http://www.edugeek.net/forums/cloud-services/100875-how-create-autodiscover-google-apps.html
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Schuyler KuhlAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much.
0
WeanCommented:
Wow!! Thank you
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Outlook

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.