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Autodiscover [message #418612] Mon, 15 September 2008 13:36 Go to next message
Ian Rivard  is currently offline Ian Rivard
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Registered: September 2008
Junior Member
I am getting pop-up alerts in Outlook for autodiscover the message is as
follows:

Allow this website to configure user@domain.com server settings?

/autodiscover/autodiscover.xml?ddddddddd etc

Allow cancel etc.

When I check Don't ask me about this website again it does not save this
preference.


I am used to seeing this same warning however it generally has a domain
like: https://domain.com/autodiscover/...

Why would I be getting this message without a domain and why does it not
save the preference not to show the message again?

Thanks!

-Ian
Re: Autodiscover [message #418622] Mon, 15 September 2008 14:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
VanguardLH  is currently offline VanguardLH
Messages: 5901
Registered: September 2007
Senior Member
Why do you permit scripts to run inside of HTML-formatted e-mails that
are rendered within Outlook? In the security options, make sure you are
using the Restricted Sites security zone.

Or does the popup occur even when you don't read an e-mail? If so, have
you tried loading Outlook in its safe mode ("outlook.exe /safe") which
will NOT load any add-ons that you installed in Outlook? Maybe an
add-on is generating the popup.

"Ian Rivard" <ian@ttlc.net> wrote in message
news:u1#mqo1FJHA.4784@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
> I am getting pop-up alerts in Outlook for autodiscover the message is
> as follows:
>
> Allow this website to configure user@domain.com server settings?
>
> /autodiscover/autodiscover.xml?ddddddddd etc
>
> Allow cancel etc.
>
> When I check Don't ask me about this website again it does not save
> this preference.
>
>
> I am used to seeing this same warning however it generally has a
> domain like: https://domain.com/autodiscover/...
>
> Why would I be getting this message without a domain and why does it
> not save the preference not to show the message again?
>
> Thanks!
>
> -Ian
>
>



Re: Autodiscover [message #418668] Mon, 15 September 2008 16:22 Go to previous message
outlookmvp  is currently offline outlookmvp
Messages: 14640
Registered: June 2006
Senior Member
It's a legit dialog from outlook 2007. See
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb310764(EXCHG.80).aspx

>>
How Using a Single SSL Certificate with Redirection Works
After you configure Exchange to use an SSL certificate with redirection,
clients that are not domain joined and clients that do not have direct
connectivity to Active Directory receive a redirect from the Autodiscover
site to the site that is dedicated to handling e-mail. When this occurs, a
warning message is displayed in Outlook 2007 that says Allow this website to
configure server settings? Outlook 2007 enables users to turn off the option
for this warning message to continue to appear. We recommend that you inform
your users to turn off the warning message on their Outlook 2007 client.
>>

The reason it comes up without a domain is because the admin didn't
configure the server correctly. It's hard to say why the don't show option
fails since I'm not sure where it saves the option (in the pont_string key
with other 'don't show' choices or elsewhere).

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"VanguardLH" <V@nguard.LH> wrote in message
news:#39D901FJHA.6132@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
> Why do you permit scripts to run inside of HTML-formatted e-mails that are
> rendered within Outlook? In the security options, make sure you are using
> the Restricted Sites security zone.
>
> Or does the popup occur even when you don't read an e-mail? If so, have
> you tried loading Outlook in its safe mode ("outlook.exe /safe") which
> will NOT load any add-ons that you installed in Outlook? Maybe an add-on
> is generating the popup.
>
> "Ian Rivard" <ian@ttlc.net> wrote in message
> news:u1#mqo1FJHA.4784@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>> I am getting pop-up alerts in Outlook for autodiscover the message is as
>> follows:
>>
>> Allow this website to configure user@domain.com server settings?
>>
>> /autodiscover/autodiscover.xml?ddddddddd etc
>>
>> Allow cancel etc.
>>
>> When I check Don't ask me about this website again it does not save this
>> preference.
>>
>>
>> I am used to seeing this same warning however it generally has a domain
>> like: https://domain.com/autodiscover/...
>>
>> Why would I be getting this message without a domain and why does it not
>> save the preference not to show the message again?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> -Ian
>>
>>
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