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Posted on 2016-08-10
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hello,

in my organization there are few users that created an additional Outlook profile beside the MS Exchange outlook.
how can I block from users the ability to create an additional Outlook profile (like Gmail...).

thank u
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Question by:David Dotan Sofer
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by:Edward Pamias
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You can do this via the registry ... go to the location below and add any of the DWORD options below with value data of 1.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\xx.0\outlook\options
DWORD: disableexchange
DWORD: disablepop3
DWORD: disableimap
DWORD: disableothertypes
DWORD: disableeas

Value data: 1 to disable the account type
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by:John Hurst
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There is no native ability to do this. You need to make a registry or policy change to prevent changes. Here is an example of the change you need to make.

http://winintro.com/?Category=Office2016&Policy=outlk16.Office.Microsoft.Policies.Windows::L_PreventusersfrommakingchangestoOutlookprofiles
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by:Ivan
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Hi,

haven't done it, but this look's interesting.
http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/disable-the-ability-to-create-new-email-accounts/

Regards,
Ivan.
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Sometime every second counts :)
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by:Edward Pamias
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I had extra strong coffee this morning. I am faster than usual today. :)
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by:David Dotan Sofer
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thank u all for your fast comments.
can I configure it that it can work only with our Exchange server ?
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Edward Pamias earned 1004 total points
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Sure, just block everything except exchange. Just add the below and exchange will still work.

DWORD: disablepop3
DWORD: disableimap
DWORD: disableothertypes
DWORD: disableeas
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by:David Dotan Sofer
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What is the path to add this values ?
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by:Antzs
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The path was given by Edward on the first reply.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\xx.0\outlook\options
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