Preinstallation Checklist for the OWA Proxy Enabler

The OWA Proxy Enabler allows end users to retrieve messages from any remote location through a Web application for Outlook.

If you plan to use Office App to provide your users access to archived messages, you do not need to install the Outlook Web App Proxy Enabler.

Do not install the OWA Proxy Enabler on Exchange 2013 or later. For more information about using Office App, see Accessing Archived Messages Using Exchange Server 2013 or Later.

Use this preinstallation checklist to prepare the computer where the OWA Proxy Enabler will be installed and to gather all of the information you will need during the installation.

  • Verify System Requirements

    Verify that the computer where you plan to install the OWA Proxy Enabler satisfies the minimum requirements. For more information, see System Requirements.

  • Verify License Requirements

    The OWA Proxy Enabler does not require a license.

  • Where to Install

    Install the OWA (Outlook Web App) Proxy Enabler on the Exchange server computer where the Client Access server (CAS) role is configured. This component is not supported on cluster environments.

  • Configure Internet Information Services (IIS)

    Install and configure Internet Information Services (IIS) on the Exchange server computer.

  • Gather Installation Data

    Refer to the items in this section to gather the information that you will need during the installation. Record the information before you begin installing the software, so you can refer to it during the installation.

    You can install the OWA Proxy Enabler using either the CommCell Console or the installation package created by the Download Manager. Any item that applies to only one of these installation methods is noted.

    SnapProtect package to install
    Install the OWA Proxy Enabler package, which is listed under the Applications category.

    If the File System Agent is not installed on the computer, the File System Core package is automatically installed with the package you selected. The File System Agent will not consume any license.

    To gather the required information for the File System Agent, refer to the Gather Installation Data section in the Preinstallation Checklist for the Windows File System Agent.

    Client computer details
    If the File System Agent, or another package, is already installed on the computer, you are not required to gather all the computer details again. The level of detail depends on how the package you selected is installed:
    • For installations using the CommCell Console, the installation program requests only the name of the client computer.
    • For installations using the installation package, the installation program reads the details from the previous installation.
    Exchange Server details
    Collect the following Exchange server details:
    • Server name
    • Version (for example, Exchange 2010)