Authenticating Mimecast for Outlook

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To get the most from the Mimecast for Outlook plugin, you must authenticate your logon. Your administrator defines the authentication method you can use. This can be:

  • Automatic: You continue using Microsoft Office as normal.
  • Manual: A dialog is displayed when you start Microsoft Outlook requiring you to enter your credentials.

Your administrator may have defined more than one authentication method. Read the Mimecast for Outlook: Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) Connectivity page for more details.

To check on the authentication methods your administrator has defined:

  1. Select the Mimecast ribbon.
  2. Select the Account Options icon in the General section. The Authentication Settings dialog is displayed:

    Authentication Settings
  3. Select an Authentication Option.
  4. Enter your Password.
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