Sunday, 4 May 2014

Chat - Secure Outlook Sync

Even the communication channel is secured, the data store on the server are not encrypted. You can enable Messages Encryption in VCOrganizer so that the messages will be encrypted before sending to internet. The message will only be decrypted when SyncCenter receive the message and with the correct password.

You need to set the encryption password in both SyncCenter and VCOrganizer. The password must be the same.

Set Password in SyncCenter

  • In SyncCenter -> Chat tab, make sure you have signed in.
  • Double click on the user in the listbox on the right "Friends to sync with this Outlook client". You will see the Encryption Password popup window. 
  • Enter the password and click the "Save" button.

 - This icon indicates that message encryption is enabled for this client.
 - This icon indicates that message encryption is not enabled for this client.

Set Password in VCOrganizer

  • Go to  VCOrganizer Chat App -> Friends list.
  • Tap on the Outlook client in Friends list to open the Chat screen.
  • Select "Settings" from the menu
  • You can then specific the Encryption Password in the Preferences screen.

- This icon indicates that Message Encryption is enabled for this Outlook client.

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