Outlook 2003 cannot connect to Exchange server

Hello Experts

I'm running Office 2003 (it has been pretty trouble-free so I haven't upgraded yet).   Exchange is running on Server 2008 SBS.

Today, the client lost connection to the Exchange server, so I set it to work offline.  Then I deleted the account, as I determined it is corrupt.  Now I need to get it working online, but I can't  figure out how to get it back online.

Can anyone help?

Thanks

thedslguy
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matrix8086Commented:
A cause may be the fact that Outlook 2003 set the connection as unencrypted by default. To configure Outlook to use encryption, go to Outlook account -> more settings -> security tab, or check this link:

http://exchangeserverpro.com/outlook-2003-and-exchange-server-2010/

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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Are you able to login via OWA?
thedslguyComputer and Network ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Amit

Sorry, what is OWA?

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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Outlook web access. Using Web based console.
thedslguyComputer and Network ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Amit

I've never used it

tdg
thedslguyComputer and Network ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Amit

I checked it and I can get to it but I never set up an account.  Bur I got it fixed.

I was upgrading to Office 2010 and after a restart, the account is there and working.

Thanks

tdg
thedslguyComputer and Network ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Your suggestion was helpful, even though it wasn't the exact solution.  

Worth the points.

Thanks for the help

tbedslguy
AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Outlook 2003 is supported however, if you really want good user experience. Outlook 2010 is best.
thedslguyComputer and Network ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Amit

Yeah, I'm finding that out.

tdg
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