Using Outlook with RPC over HTTP is great


Not too long ago, I finally got around to configuring Outlook to use RPC over HTTP on my laptop and my desktop at home so that I can get to my work email more conveniently.  I love this feature and wish I had done it a lot sooner.  Outlook Web Access is great for places where you don’t have your own computer, but it’s not the same as the full Outlook.

If you use Outlook, give it a try.  If you work at Microsoft, you can find the instructions on the lower left of the Outlook Web Access front page.

Comments (2)

  1. PK says:

    The only downside i’ve had with this is that everytime you _first_ try to connect to your exchange server you are asked your usename/password. it’s SO annyoing! i still put up with it because of all the other benefits, but you would think that there would be some smarts for it to remember your credentials, like pop3, smtp, etc…

  2. Buck Hodges says:

    About a month ago, I wrote about using Outlook with RPC over HTTP.  I recently stumbled across an…