About Outlook Web
Supported browsers and operating systems
Outlook Web Access is a service that
provides access to your Microsoft Exchange mailbox from anywhere on the
Internet using standard web browser software. You'll find the OWA login
page at: http://owa.med.wayne.edu/.
use Outlook Web Access with Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape
Navigator Web browsers from many UNIX, Apple Macintosh, or Microsoft
Windows-based computers. To use the complete set of features available
with Outlook Web Access, use Internet Explorer 6.
Access running on Microsoft Internet Explorer displays
a new user interface (UI) called the Premium Client, which is
close in features and functionality to the UI of Microsoft Office Outlook
2003. The Outlook Web Access UI now includes these added abilities
requests can be forwarded
Alert and Notification Area icon for new mail
- Add to
to set number of items to view per page
layout support for Arabic and Hebrew (Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
required for bidirectional layout)
support for icons in Mail view
when messages are marked as read in Preview Pane
folders now display in their own window
to Global Address Lists properties sheets within an e-mail message
or meeting request
sensitivity settings on Information Bar
invitees can set their preferred reminder time for meetings
can be opened in its own window from a Meeting Request offering the
ability to evaluate
request at the same
for common rules
spelling checker for six languages
- Quick Flags
- Saved searches
Web Access UI features also include improved keyboard shortcuts and
reorganized toolbars to better match those in
log into the OWA website, open up the following URL: http://owa.med.wayne.edu/.
on the link for Secure Access.
window will open up prompting for your username and password. If you
have a SoM Exchange mailbox on the system, enter your SoM user ID and
If you do not remember your SoM password and you have set a
password challenge phrase and response, you can reset your password online
from the following URL: http://directory.med.wayne.edu/.
you log into OWA, on the left hand side click on the Options Icon.
the page refreshes on the right, click on the Change Password button.
be a minimum
Logging off helps prevent
someone else from using the computer to access your mailbox. Even if
you plan to continue using the computer to visit other Web sites, click Log Off and close all browser windows after every Outlook Web Access