How to resolve Outlook error code 17897

MS Outlook plays a very important role in our life. It can manage your entire emails and other data like calendars, contacts, tasks, journal and notes. With the help of this application you can communicate, manage, store and do many things. But sometimes when you try to send an email message through Outlook then you may get Outlook error code 17897 and the email doesn’t go to the destination. Due to the server authentication you get this error on your computer mainly. You can fix this issue as soon as possible with the help of some manual or automatic way of troubleshooting. You can use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix this issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Symptoms –

You may get the Outlook error code 17897 typically in the form of the following error message on your computer;

“Error Code -17897: Authentication failed because Outlook doesn’t support any of the available authentication methods.”

Causes –

Main reason for the occurring of Outlook error 17897 is the server authentication that doesn’t allow you to send the email. Corrupt PST files and corrupt .OLM files may also be responsible for the prompting of this issue. Beside these reasons other reasons are incomplete installation of the Outlook, virus infection, internet disconnection, etc.

How to fix Outlook error code 17897

To fix this error issue efficiently you should go through the following manual method:

  1. First of all go to the Tool menu and then Account settings.
  2. Here select your own account and then connect to mark the checkbox “Override default port” below the Outgoing server.
  3. You have to make sure that you have typed 587 as the port number there.
  4. Now mark the check box “use SSL to connect
  5. Restart your Outlook now.

When the process gets finished then you will see that Outlook error code 17897 is not prompting on your computer screen. But in case if you don’t complete the process then you can use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix the issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

You can use Outlook PST Repair Tool to troubleshoot the whole Outlook errors automatically and efficiently. With the help of this tool you can also repair the PST corruption and optimize the performance of the application amazingly.


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