This article outlines the software and network prerequisites required by Mimecast for Outlook.
Mimecast for Outlook:
- Must be connected to an Exchange account. It won't work with Google Apps, IMAP, etc.
- Functionality is only applicable to the primary account configured in Outlook. It will not apply to secondary accounts or shared mailboxes, although delegate access can be configured by an Administrator for users that maintain another user's Inbox.
You can download Mimecast for Outlook from the Application Downloads page.
Mimecast for Outlook exists in both a 32-bit or 64-bit version. To install Mimecast for Outlook, run the installation package for the version required. Valid Operating System and Outlook Configurations include:
|Software||Requirements||Mimecast for Outlook Versions|
|Multi User Environments|
|Multi User Environments - SQL Server Versions|
The minimum supported .NET versions for Mimecast for Outlook are outlined in the table below.
Mimecast supports all later versions of .NET as they are released.
|Valid OS and Outlook Configurations|
Mimecast for Outlook is an application that utilizes a cloud service. The recommended Mimecast for Outlook environment is where there is a direct route from the client workstation to the internet, or at least to Mimecast services.
|Region||API Endpoint||Check for Update URLs|
|REQUIRED||api.mimecast.com||N/A - Used for initial account discovery.|
|Europe (excluding Germany)||eu-api.mimecast.com||https://updates-uk.mimecast.com/update/descriptors/mfo/latest|