OK, you look in the default ADM file for Outlook 2007 and you can’t find any option to configure the Outlook Anywhere settings? That’s probably because they are missing from the default ADM template.
But wait, don’t start thinking about customizing ADMs just yet, as there is one already customized that you can download.
Just take a look at the following article, it comes with a link to the page from where you can download the ADM as well.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961112 - You cannot use Group Policy settings to configure Outlook Anywhere (RPC/HTTP) settings
Here are the policies you can configure using this new administrative template:
Also take a look at the “Explain” tab for the RPC/HTTP Connection Flags policy, it will give you more info on what connection options you can configure. Basically you can configure “flags” which correspond to options on the “Microsoft Exchange Proxy Settings” window.
For example, choosing the option “Flags 1+2” will enable the “Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP” checkbox on the Connection tab and will also check the box for “Connect using SSL only” (see screenshot above).
For more information about Outlook Anywhere, please refer to the following articles:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179036.aspx - Configure Outlook Anywhere in Outlook 2007
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123741(EXCHG.80).aspx - Overview of Outlook Anywhere
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998934(EXCHG.80).aspx - Deploying Outlook Anywhere
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa997703(EXCHG.80).aspx - Recommendations for Outlook Anywhere
If we want to uncheck the option "Outlook Anywhere" via GPO then How do we do? We dont have a flag
Is there a way to define the same settings for Outlook 2010 clients?
oh, it looks like we must just replace office\12.0 with office\14.0 inside the adm file
sujit, if you follow the process above, then disable the 'rpc/http connect flags', that disables Outlook anywhere.