Outlook Proxy Settings with Basic Authentication

Outlook Proxy authentication Settings using Basic Authentication option.  I have several remote users that have company desktop computers located at their homes.  In order to make it simple for them I setup outlook connectivity without the need of first invoking a VPN connection.  This will allow them to quickly access their email without first remoting into their office computers.

Outlook Proxy Settings  

Based on the above proxy settings, I presume the connection is encrypted even though Basic Authentication is selected.  I just want to make sure their password is not sent in plain text.  I am thinking not, but thought I'd double check.  We host our own Exchange 2010 Standard server as well.  Your feedback is appreciated.
cmp119IT ManagerAsked:
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
Yes basic authentication is clear text but because you do have a SSL cert the transport will be encrypted regardless. the username and password will be encrypted via SSL

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cmp119IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Yes, that's what I thought, but needed confirmation.  Thank you kindly.
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I was able to select this response as best solution, but there are not selections for assigning awarded points, etc.
timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
once you select the response it awards th points. I see them. Thanks
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