Solved

Calendar For External Users

Posted on 2006-11-07
4
180 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
I have a few users who get their email from an Exchange 2003 server using POP3. They rarely ever come into the office. Now they want to be able to use the calendar in Outlook on their local machines and share the calendar data with internal users.
The internal users just log in and open outlook because it is on their local network.

How can this be done? VPN, or is there some other solution?
0
Comment
Question by:LLaurent06
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
redseatechnologies earned 500 total points
ID: 17894172
Hi LLaurent06,

Get your users of POP3 altogether.

You should be using RPC/HTTP.  It will give your remote users the same access as if they were in the office, without having to mess around with a VPN.

Here is info about it -> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2003/library/ex2k3rpc.mspx

Here is how to do it -> http://www.amset.info/exchange/rpc-http.asp

Hope that helps,

-red
0
 

Author Comment

by:LLaurent06
ID: 17894190
Red, I looked at RPC over HTTP, but I only have one Exchange server. Can it be configured with one Exchange server behind a PIX firewall?
0
 
LVL 104

Expert Comment

by:Sembee
ID: 17894273
Someone else who thinks that RPC over HTTPS cannot be used on single servers.
That is not the case. The only problem with using on a single server is that you must make the registry changes yourself - it isn't automatic.

Simon.
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:redseatechnologies
ID: 17894322
There is a lot of misinformation out there about RPC/HTTPS - the need for multiple servers is one (MS aren't even very clear on that), and the other big one is that machines have to be on the LAN for the first logon (which is purported by a few too many (respected) people).

-red
0

Featured Post

Want to promote your upcoming event?

Attending an event? Speaking at a conference? Or exhibiting at a trade show? Easily inform your contacts by using a promotional banner in your email signature. This will ensure your organization’s most important contacts are in the know.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Not sure what the best email signature size is? Are you worried about email signature image size? Follow this best practice guide.
Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
In this video we show how to create an email address policy in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow…
In this video we show how to create a mailbox database in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Data…

932 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now