Configuration Guides:Microsoft Exchange 2013:How to add an autodiscover record in a DNS
How to add an autodiscover record in DNS
This guide will show you how to add the autodiscover record in your DNS.
- Log into your DNS Control Panel.
- Create an CNAME record called "autodiscover.yourdomain.com" that points to the domain name "autodiscover2013.plexhosted.com".
The A record is necessary for the automatic configuration of Outlook. It is also necessary for many of Outlook features such as: offline address book, managing delegate permissions, automatic out-of-office reply.
Due to distributed nature of DNS, the record you created in this article may take up to 48 hours to propagate.