Autodiscover is a standard feature in Exchange Server 2007 and higher that’s being used by Outlook 2007 and higher. Looking at the number of questions I get regarding autodiscover I’ve written a number of blogposts that will look into Autodiscover in depth:
- Autodiscover Part I – Introduction Autodiscover and Outlook on a domain joined client
- Autodiscover Part II – Outlook on a non-domain client
- Autodiscover Part III – 3rd party certificates and your own PKI solution (this post)
- Autodiscover Part IV – Using different SMTP domain names
In Part I I’ve explained how domain joined clients work with autodiscover information that’s stored in Active Directory. In Part II I’ve explained how the same (domain joined) client behaves on an external network like the Internet.
Both posts work with the self-signed certificate, but it’s much better (and recommended!) to use a 3rd party certificate or a certificate of an internal PKI environment. Continue reading Autodiscover in Exchange part III