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Macintosh Mail with Exchange 2010

The Mail setting changes are different depending on the version of Mac OSX you are using. If you are using Mac OSX 10.4 or 10.5, follow the instructions below to change two settings. If you are using Mac OSX 10.6, follow the instructions below to change one setting. 

Mac OSX 10.4 and 10.5

For Apple Mail on Mac OSX 10.4 or 10.5 to work correctly with Exchange 2010 server, the outgoing and incoming mail authentication must be set to "Password." Follow these nine steps to change or confirm the two settings.

1. After opening Mail, Click on the "Mail" menu and select "Preferences…".
Preferences

2. Click on the "Accounts" icon at the top of the window.
3. Click on the the “Account Information” button at the top of the right frame of the window, if it is not already selected

Preferences

4. Under the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): field, click on the “Server Settings button...”

apple mail outgoing password
5. Verify that "Password" is selected in the Authentication drop down menu.
6. Click the "OK" button to close the window.

7. Click on the “Advanced” tab at the top of the right frame of the window.

apple-mail-incoming

8. Verify that "Password" is selected in the Authentication drop down menu.
9. Click on the red X in the top left of the window to close Preferences.

Mac OSX 10.6

Until your mailbox is moved to the new Exchange 2010 server the summer of 2010, the temporary internal server address will be "webmail07.bowdoin.edu". The instructions below describe how to make this change. Note: After your mailbox has been moved your internal server will return to "webmail.bowdoin.edu".

1. In the "Mail" menu, select "Preferences..."
2. Click on "Accounts"
3. In the "Accounts Information" tab, set the Internal Server to "webmail07.bowdoin.edu"

internal server settings


Document author:
cfinnera
Last modified:
Jun 03, 2010