Software Settings

Below you will find a list of software configuration settings and supported Exchange protocols.

Supported Protocols

  • MAPI - Outlook client connections to an Exchange mailbox sever (MBX).
  • IMAPS - Windows Mail, Outlook Express, Thunderbird secure inbound email client connections to an Exchange Client Access Server (CAS).
  • SMTPS - Windows Mail, Outlook Express, Thunderbird secure outbound email client connections to an Exchange Client Access Server (CAS).
  • Outlook Web Access (OWA) – Browser based email connections to an Exchange Client Access Server (CAS).
  • Outlook Anywhere (RPC/HTTP) – Outlook client connections to an Exchange Client Access Server (CAS) for secure remote access without a VPN.
  • Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) – Windows Mobile device connections to an Exchange Client Access Server (CAS).

Configuration Settings

  • MAPI - outlook.mail.ufl.edu – mail server for campus workstation, cached mode should be used.
  • IMAP - imap.mail.ufl.edu – for incoming mail server for on campus workstation, requires SSL authentication.
  • SMTP - smtp.ufl.edu – for outgoing mail server on or off campus workstation, requires SSL authentication.
  • Outlook Web Access (OWA) - www.mail.ufl.edu 
  • Outlook Anywhere - outlook.mail.ufl.edu – for mail server when remote without VPN, cached mode should be used. – Proxy Server - https://mail.ufl.edu - SSL Principle Name – msstd:mail.ufl.edu
  • EAS - mail.ufl.edu
  • spam.mail.ufl.edu – access Proofpoint spam filter controls
  • autodiscover.mail.ufl.edu – Exchange discovery services