Wednesday, September 28, 2016

SSL certificate errors on Outlook for Mac caused by Outlook bug

Outlook 2016 for Mac has a bug in it that causes Outlook to show a security error when connecting to an Exchange server even when the Exchange server and all parts are properly configured.  This post will talk about what the error looks like and how to make the error disappear.

When opening or configuring Outlook for Mac that connects to an Exchange account, users will get an error like this:

You can hit "continue" to get through the error, but to remove the error forever more . . .

Hit "Show Certificate"
Check the box for "Always trust"
Hit Continue
Enter your password at the prompt that comes up.

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