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Configuring Outlook settings in Alfresco and Microsoft Outlook

Configure Outlook settings in Alfresco Share using the Share Admin Tools menu, in Microsoft Outlook using the Alfresco Client toolbar, or by editing configuration files directly.

In Alfresco Share, as an administrator, click Admin Tools on the Alfresco toolbar. In the left Tools panel, scroll down and under Outlook Integration there are the following options for configuration:
  • Metadata Settings: custom metadata and list view settings
  • Search Settings: custom simple and advanced search settings
  • Integration Settings: server and client setup, upload restrictions and email settings
  • Access Tokens: view and remove active users
  • Licenses: view and register server and client licenses
  • System Info: view version, license, server and installed module information
Note: The URL is:
where localhost:8080 is your Alfresco server and port number.

On the Microsoft Outlook toolbar, there is an Alfresco Client tab, with the following entries:

Alfresco Outlook Client ribbon in Outlook
  • Configure: client configuration and license
  • Language: client display language
  • Show Sidebar: show the Alfresco repository window
  • Message Details: displays details of a selected archived email
  • Help: Link to Alfresco Outlook Client documentation
  • Info: version and copyright information
Note: Not all settings can be configured using the Alfresco Client toolbar.

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