Although MS Outlook has become an integral part of the life of email users, there is no denial of the fact that it too is vulnerable to errors, glitches, and corruption. And, one of the commonly faced and known error is “Outlook is unable to connect to the proxy server.” Here, we are going to discuss why this error occurs and how to solve it.
Some of the few reasons that cause this error are listed below:
If you are receiving error notification saying that there is a problem with the security certificate of the proxy server or it is invalid, then you need to check the certificate by following the below-mentioned steps.
If the date is valid as per the information given in details, and the subject matches the site name, then your certificate gets a green signal. If not, it’s expired, or you need to change the site name.
If you are getting error notification saying that the security certificate is not from a trusted authority, then you need to install a trusted root certificate, let’s see how:
This is how you can install a trusted Root Certificate to overcome with the issue, if still the problem is there, move to the next one.
If none of the above solutions helped you out, then this one may help you. If the error shows, saying that the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the target site, then follow the below-mentioned steps to accomplish the desired results:
Well corruption in OST is another common issue user face. OST can get corrupt due to several reasons, and there are not many reliable solutions to fix it with complete integrity. Kernel for OST to PST converter is a good option to deal with any sort of corruption in OST. If you have a corrupt OST and wondering how to fix it, go for the trial version of the software, it is all that you need.
In this blog, we have discussed, what is “Outlook is unable to connect to the proxy server” error and how you can fix it. We have quoted and discussed three manual methods with the help of which you can achieve the desired results. For other Outlook related issues like OST corruption, we have suggested Kernel for OST to PST.