outlook 2016 manually setup

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Hi All, is there a way to setup outlook 2016 manually to connect to exchange server where a machine is not on the domain - so without using auto-discover?
i can see in outlook 2016 it is missing the option "microsoft exchange or compatible service"
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ZombieAutopsy81IT Manager/Network Administrator

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You can try to set it up as a pop3 account since it's not on the domain.

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outlook 2016 is ridiculous - i cant setup outlook anywhere with this...
ZombieAutopsy81IT Manager/Network Administrator

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Do you have OWA configured on the exchange server. You should be able to do POP or IMAP with the external webmail address. That's how I do it at home.
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Outlook 2016 works fine for me.

Open Outlook, File, Account Settings, Add an Account. In Account Settings, select New Account. At the bottom of the next Windows. select Manual Setup. That takes you to the screen below where you can add an Exchange or POP account. I added a bunch of accounts this way.

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john - i get error "Log onto Exchange ActiveSync mail server (EAS): The server cannot be found."

im missing the option i would as in attachment
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Office 2016 has some issues with Auto Discover and you may need to be on a domain to make it work. You need to make sure the Exchange Server is fully patched and you have updated Office 2016 as well.

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Hi John - my exchange 2013 is on CU10 - all upto date... i think its a office 2016 issue and  like you said machines on domain should be ok
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Can you contact Microsoft Support?  I have Outlook 2016 (and working) but I can emulate your environment in any way,
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@jag bahra - Thanks and I was happy to help to the extent I was able to.

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