Issue with OWA http:// redirect to https://

Posted on 2005-03-17
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Last Modified: 2006-11-17

I am running and exchange 2003 server on Windows 2003.  I have owa using SSL, which works.  I am trying to redirect users who type in http:// to https://.  

I followed the instructions from microsoft  "How to redirect an HTTP connection to HTTPS for Outlook Web Access clients"

Every time I type http://mymail.com/com.  The following error comes up:  http 403 "You are not authorized to view this page"

Has anyone ever seen this before?
Question by:bjennings
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Which MS-Article did you use?

Was it Knowledge Base Article # 279681 ?

that's the one I used successfully to perform the redirect.

I'm a bit confused by the extra /com at the end of the link you provided above, but I'll just ignore that I suppose.

Let me know which article# you followed.

If you used 279681, make sure that the folder OWAasp does NOT have the https requirement set - - that will cause a not authorized error.
(that's in the NOTE: section of the article under item 13.)

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Author Comment

ID: 13569637
Thanks for you help!!....The instructions I had were a little office....I created my redirect virtual directory under Exchange instead of Default website.

This is what I used from the tread......http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=839357

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