How to verify Autodiscover Service info for Outlook 2007 using “Test-OutlookWebServices” cmdlet:
In Exchange Server 2007 environment, to verify the Autodiscover service settings for Outlook and that has Client Access server role installed or not, we can use of “Test-OutlookWebServices cmdlet”. It verifies information for the services like, (1) Availability service (2) Outlook Anywhere (3) Offline Address Book (4) Unified Messaging.
The cmdlet tests for a connection to each service. For example, it requests the availability service for the above user to check the user’s free/busy information obtained from Client Access server to the Outlook 2007.
For Example, “test-OutlookWebServices -identity:email@example.com”
This cmdlet verifies the service information that is returned to the Outlook 2007 client from the Autodiscover service for firstname.lastname@example.org