Receiving Message When Opening Outlook: Autodiscover URL Message


Getting message when opening Outlook

Error: Outlook was redirected to the server to get new setting for your account Do you want to allow this server to configure your settings?


Error: Allow this website to configure server settings?
Your account was redirected to this website for settings. You should only allow settings from sources your know and trust.


  • OS X
  • Windows
  • Outlook


This is normal behavior


  1. This is a normal message (By default Outlook will check our root domain name of or for an autodiscover response)
  2. When you see the Outlook pop up message listed above with in the URL
    1. Check Don't ask me this again
    2. Click Allow
  3. Restart the computer if the error does not go away


Article ID: 621
Wed 9/12/18 8:12 AM
Thu 10/13/22 4:08 PM
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