Mimecast for Outlook: Installer Access Permissions

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This article outlines the access permissions required when installing Mimecast for Outlook.

 

The Mimecast for Outlook installer must be run as a user with Local Administrative privileges. The following tables outline the areas of the Registry and File System that the Mimecast for Outlook installer needs access to.

 

Installation

 

System typePermissions
Location
FileSystemWrite
  • %programdata%\Mimecast
  • %programfiles%
  • %programfiles(x86)%
  • %CommonProgramFiles%\SYSTEM\MSMAPI\1033
  • %programfiles%\[Office Installation Directory]\FORMS\1033
  • %programfiles(x86)%\[Office Installation Directory]\FORMS\1033
  • %temp%
  • %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Mimecast
  • %AppData%\Local\assembly
    or
    %userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\assembly
  • %Userprofile%\Documents\Add-in Express\adxregistrator.log
RegistryWrite
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MimecastServicesForOutlook.AddinModule
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\FB44DE85-4BF9-4F79-BBAD-F6AEE009F844
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MimecastServicesForOutlook.AddInOptions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins

 

Execution

 

System type
PermissionsLocation
FileSystemRead/Write
  • %programdata%\Mimecast
  • %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Mimecast
  • %userprofile%\AppData\Local\assembly
  • %userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\assembly
  • %temp%
  • %programfiles(x86)%\Mimecast
  • %programfiles%\Mimecast
RegistryRead
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\FB44DE85-4BF9-4F79-BBAD-F6AEE009F844
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MimecastServicesForOutlook.AddinModule
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MimecastServicesForOutlook.AddInOptions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins

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