How to add an autodiscover record in a DNS (Exchange 2010)

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how to add the autodiscover record in your DNS.
  • Applicable to

    All hosted Exchange 2010 accounts.
  • Prerequisite

    • a hosted Exchange 2010 account
  • How to

    Note: The A record is necessary for the autoconnect configuration of Outlook. It is also necessary for many of Outlook features such as: offline address book, managing delegate permissions, automatic out-of-office reply.

    1. Log into your DNS Control Panel.
    2. Create an CNAME record called "autodiscover.yourdomain.com" that points to the domain name "autodiscover.plexhosted.com".
    Note: Due to distributed nature of DNS, the record you created in this article may take up to 48 hours to propagate.

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