Office 365 and Catalina

kjohansen

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Nov 19, 2008
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I have a Mac Pro 7,1 and had Office 2016 on my old Mac Pro which I liked but could not transfer it to the new Mac Pro.. Well I ended up with Office 365 and it decided not work, Outlook says it cannot connect to the server. I have messaged Microsoft and they have been zero help.

I even bought another copy of Office 2016, but Outlook cannot read the newer database so I am screwed...
 

TiggrToo

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Out there...way out there
I have a Mac Pro 7,1 and had Office 2016 on my old Mac Pro which I liked but could not transfer it to the new Mac Pro.. Well I ended up with Office 365 and it decided not work, Outlook says it cannot connect to the server. I have messaged Microsoft and they have been zero help.

I even bought another copy of Office 2016, but Outlook cannot read the newer database so I am screwed...
It's not a Catalina issue as my 365 was perfectly fine connecting on my 2018 MBP with Catalina.

That said, I ended up getting rid of the fat client and have been using the web interface for the last 2 months with great success.
 

kjohansen

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Original poster
Nov 19, 2008
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Oregon
It's not a Catalina issue as my 365 was perfectly fine connecting on my 2018 MBP with Catalina.

That said, I ended up getting rid of the fat client and have been using the web interface for the last 2 months with great success.

I just discovered the issue, it was Eset my virus program. It was causing Office 365 to unable to connect, now it is working fine...
 
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jwolf6589

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I have a Mac Pro 7,1 and had Office 2016 on my old Mac Pro which I liked but could not transfer it to the new Mac Pro.. Well I ended up with Office 365 and it decided not work, Outlook says it cannot connect to the server. I have messaged Microsoft and they have been zero help.

I even bought another copy of Office 2016, but Outlook cannot read the newer database so I am screwed...
Office 2019 works beautiful for me in Catalina and I have an older Mac.
 
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