Preinstallation Checklist for the OWA Proxy Enabler

Use this preinstallation checklist to prepare the computer where you will install the OWA Proxy Enabler, and to gather all of the information you will need during the installation.

Verify System Requirements

Verify that the computer where you plan to install the OWA Proxy Enabler satisfies the minimum requirements. For more information, see System Requirements.

Verify License Requirements

The OWA Proxy Enabler does not require a license.

Where to Install

Install the OWA (Outlook Web App) Proxy Enabler on the Exchange server computer where the Client Access server (CAS) role is configured. This component is not supported on cluster environments.

Configure Internet Information Services (IIS)

Install and configure Internet Information Services (IIS) on the Exchange server computer.

Gather Installation Data

Refer to the items in this section to gather the information that you will need during the installation. Record the information before you begin installing the software, so you can refer to it during the installation.

You can install the OWA Proxy Enabler using either the CommCell Console or the installation package created by the Download Manager. Any item that applies to only one of these installation methods is noted.

Commvault Package to Install

Install the OWA Proxy Enabler package, which is under the Applications category.


If the File System Agent is not installed on the computer, the File System Core package is automatically installed with the package you selected. The File System Agent will not consume a license.

To gather the required information for the File System Agent, refer to "Gather Installation Data" in the Preinstallation Checklist for the Windows File System Agent.

Client computer details

If the File System Agent or another package is already installed on the computer, you are not required to gather all the computer details again. The level of detail depends on how the package you selected is installed, as follows:

  • For installations using the CommCell Console, the installation program requests only the name of the client computer.

  • For installations using the installation package, the installation program reads the details from the previous installation.

Exchange Server details

Collect the following Exchange server details:

  • Server name

  • Version (for example, Exchange 2010)