Configure external FQDN for Outlook Anywhere

The external FQDN will be configured for Outlook Anywhere.

Procedure-related prerequisites

  • You need to run the commands with administrative permissions. Open the Exchange Management Shell via Run as administrator.


  1. Run the following commands:
# List all Outlook Anywhere virtual directories. 

# Enable Basic Authentication and SSL
Set-OutlookAnywhere `
  -Identity "Rpc (Default Web Site)" `
  -ExternalHostname "" `
  -InternalClientsRequireSsl $True `
  -ExternalClientsRequireSsl $True `
  -SSLOffloading $True `
  -InternalClientAuthenticationMethod Basic `
  -ExternalClientAuthenticationMethod Basic `
  -IISAuthenticationMethods Basic

# Restart IIS to ensure these changes are active
iisreset /timeout:120 /noforce