Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

Remote Web Workplace - Remote directory missing from companyweb

Posted on 2006-04-17
7
Medium Priority
?
1,814 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-07
I am running a fresh install of SBS2003 that came with SP1.  I am trying to get Remote Web Workplace up and running.  I've been through this before with no problems.

When I go to the homepage of companyweb and click on the Remote Web Workplace link, it goes to a page, the address bar of the browser says "https://companyweb/Remote/" and it generates an error message that says:

The page cannot be found
The page you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Please try the following:

Make sure that the Web site address displayed in the address bar of your browser is spelled and formatted correctly.
If you reached this page by clicking a link, contact the Web site administrator to alert them that the link is incorrectly formatted.
Click the Back button to try another link.
HTTP Error 404 - File or directory not found.
Internet Information Services (IIS)

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If I look in the C:\inetpub\companyweb there is no "Remote" folder.  What do I do to get this working?

Thanks in advance!

0
Comment
Question by:visionarys
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 16469982
Well, it seems as though you've called your server "companyweb"???  

Please post an IPCONFIG /ALL so that I can take a look at your configuration.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 16470005
Also, just to clarify... "companyweb" is the SharePoint intranet... it's not the default page you see when you enter http://localhost on your server.  Normally it would be accessed by going to http://companyweb

If you enter http://localhost/remote, I'm guessing that you'll get to your RWW page.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 

Author Comment

by:visionarys
ID: 16476982
I don't think you're following me.  It seems to me from the path name that it's looking for a webpage in a sub-directory called Remote.  If it's not finding that, why not?  Where is it looking?  Where should it be looking?  Where should that Remote directory be located?

When I enter http://localhost/remote I get the error I pasted in my original post.  My question is why is this occurring?
0
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 1000 total points
ID: 16480915
The Remote directory is in C:\Inetpub\remote.  There should also be a virtual web site listed under the Default Web Site in IIS Manager called "Remote".

If these are not there, please follow this KB to reinstall IIS 6.0: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887305

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The SBS 2011 release date (RTM) is supposed to be around Christmas, 2011.  This article is a compilation of my notes -- things I have learned first hand.  The items are in a rather random order, but I think this list covers most of what is new and d…
If you are a user of the discontinued Microsoft Office Accounting 2008 (MSOA) and have to move to a new computer running Windows 8, you will be unhappy to discover that it won't install.  In particular, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (SSE…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an anti-spam), the admin…
In a question here at Experts Exchange (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29062564/Adobe-acrobat-reader-DC.html), a member asked how to create a signature in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (the free Reader product, not the paid, full Acrobat produ…
Suggested Courses

810 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question