Exchange 2016: Installation and Configuration

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Test the user part of Exchange

Test: connection to webmail

We will now check the functioning of the webmail part.

1. Open an internet browser and enter the address https://fqdn-du-serveur-exchange/owa

2. Enter the credentials of a user with a mailbox.


To connect to the webmail, you must use the AD account and not the e-mail address.

3. Configure the language and time zone.

Config webmail

4. The user can use his mail.


Test: access another box

Now that the user has access to the box, we will see how to consult it through the webmail.

For Outlook clients, the total access box will automatically be added to the user box.

1. From the webmail, click on the avatar of the user 1 then on Open another mailbox 2 .

Open other mailbox

2. Enter the name of the mailbox and click on Open 1 .

Select other mailbox

3. The mailbox opens in a new tab.

mailbox opened

Test: Configuring an Outlook Client

In this part, we will see how to configure an Outlook client with Exchange 2016.


  • Post under Windows 7 in the field
  • Outlook 2016
  • Using a user account with mailbox.

1. Start Outlook.

2. Skip the Welcome window by clicking Next 1 .


3. Click Next 1 .

Outlook by default

4. Outlook should automatically recover the name and email address for the account. Click Next 1 .

Config auto

5. Validate the certificate alert by clicking Yes 1 .


6. Once the automatic configuration is found, click on Finish 1 .

Config finished

7. Wait while opening Outlook.

8. The box is open.

Mailbox open

Verify the connection with Exchange 2016

1. In the notification area, right-click on the Outlook icon by holding down the Ctrl key and clicking Connection Status 1 .

Show connection

2. We see the connections to the Exchange 2016 server.

Connexion on Exchange 2016

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