Step 5: Configuring a new Mail Server to Archive in GFI Archiver for Office 365 integration

Configure a new Mail server to archive in GFI Archiver using the settings identified in Step 3. Using this connection, GFI Archiver will archive any emails forwarded to the journal mailbox that was configured in Microsoft 365.

1. In GFI Archiver, select Configuration tab and click Mail Servers to Archive.

2. Click Add.

Configuring a new Mail Server to Archive

3. Select Manually enter journal mailbox details.

4. Click Next to continue setup.

Enter journal mailbox details

5. Using the information gathered in Step 3, key in the required details to connect GFI Archiver to the new Journal MailboxA directory or folder used for receipt, filing, and storing messages of emails.:

Option Description
Connect using:

Select EWS as the connection method used to connect to the new Journal Mailbox on Microsoft 365.


Key in the full email address of the journaling mailbox as the login name (for example, and password to connect to the selected mail server.


Defines the default folder that is used to journal emails. Use the default value.

Public Folder Leave this checkbox unchecked.
Exchange Server Host

Select Manual Host to Exchange/Office 365 CAS and enter the name of the mail server where the Journal Mailbox resides in the following URL format: https://<server>/EWS/Exchange.asmx

For example:

6. Click Next.

7. Click Finish.

See also:

Configuring Forwarding Rule in Microsoft Office 365

Identify connection settings in Office 365

Setting up a Microsoft Office 365 Journaling Mailbox.

Setting up a 3rd Party Journaling Mailbox