Configuring Autodiscovery in Exchange 2007 to autoconfigure Activesync in Windows Mobile Devices

The Autodiscover service simplifies the provisioning of your mobile device by returning the required system settings after you enter your e-mail address and password. By default, the Autodiscover service is enabled in Exchange Server 2007. Cellular telephones that have Windows Mobile® 5.0 and the Messaging & Security Feature Pack (MSFP) and later versions of Windows Mobile software  is supported. Active sync works on the Exchange Direct Push technology.

Understanding DirectPush
You should set this in Exchange Client access Servers(CAS)

Set-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory -Identity “COMPUTERNAME\Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync (Default Web Site)” -ExternalURL “


New-AutodiscoverVirtualDirectory [-Server ‘ServerIdentity’]
[-WebSiteName ‘WebSiteName’]
[-BasicAuthentication <$true | $false>]
[-DigestAuthentication <$true | $false>]
[-WindowsAuthentication <$true | $false>]

Need to make sure thatAutodiscover SRV record is added to the Internet DNS

 Service: _autodiscover
Protocol: _tcp
Port Number: 443

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