Please note!

A vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange has become known. Due to a high damage potential if this vulnerability is exploited, access to the Exchange servers has been restricted to the KIT network. Therefore, you can currently send and receive e-mails in Outlook or OWA ( only locally in the KIT network or elsewhere only via a VPN connection.

Current information about this restriction can be found on our SCC message page.

Access Possibilities KIT Mailbox

You can access your KIT mailbox via various protocols and with various mail programs.

These are the configration data:


User role User name
Employee FirstGivenName Surname does-not-exist.kit edu or
Guests and partners ab1234 does-not-exist.partner kit edu
Students uxxxx does-not-exist.student kit edu



Server type Server name
Exchange N/A
Outlook Web Access (OWA)
IMAP-Server + secure connection (TLS) (Port 993)
POP-Server + secure connection(TLS) (Port 995)
SMTP-Server [+ STARTTLS] (Port 25 and Port 587)
Exchange Active Sync
LDAP directory (Port 636; only accessible internally)