Outlook anywhere connectivity slow on VPN

Dear All,

We are using Exchange 2013 ,our users are complaining when they are using outlook anywhere from external network its working fine,but when they connect outlook after connecting to company's VPN the outlook anywhere connectivity is very slow or it does not connect at all.

what could be the reason?as i am not able to get any clue where to start troubleshooting this issues
SysguysAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
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.

JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Connections through VPN are often slow because VPN uses the slow side of a standard DSL type network connection.

If you have Auto Discover set up (and you probably do), try running Outlook without connecting to VPN. It should still work.
0
SysguysAuthor Commented:
John,

Thanks for the response,yes outlook is working fine without VPN infact with good perfomance,we are using VPN for some services not for outlook anywhere,during this time when users connect outlook its very slow.

My question is ,can we do something to improve outlook perfomance when connected through VPN?
0
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Our clients just avoid VPN for Outlook.

Outlook will not work any faster than any other file open or transfer over VPN. In fact, it could be slower because Outlook retrieval and syncing of the OST file means a lot of data back and forth (more than many simple transfers). We found the same issues and just avoid it.
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
SysguysAuthor Commented:
thanks
0
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome and I was happy to work with 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
Email Servers

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.