Help in setting up to Setup OWA on Exchange 2003.

I need a little help in setting up to Setup OWA on Exchange 2003.

I created an CA, and I installed it, but now I get "The Page Cannot be diplayed.  Where as before, I was able to do http://servername/Exchange and get in.  I could not get in from the outside corectly.  If I did http://companyname.com/Exchange it would hang and not get the mail.

I need some guidance,

Thanks

Rick
rarnold_6951Asked:
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
What changes did you make to Exchange / IIS.  Just installing a CA should not change anything.
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rarnold_6951Author Commented:
I don't think I made any. The only change I made was adding the CA.  there might have been something I did an inadvertant click on, but I don't think so.

Rick
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
On the Exchange server go into IIS MMC and make sure the web site is running, that is running on port 80.  Have you tried a reboot since the problems began and teh addition of the CA.
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rarnold_6951Author Commented:
Matthew,

If I look at the default Website, it is running on port 80 and the SSL port is 443.  443 is routed to my mail server by my router and the IP address has not changed on the inside.

Rick
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
have you tried restart iis?

iisreset from the command prompt.
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rarnold_6951Author Commented:
Thanks,

I tried your suggestion no luck.

Rick
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
You may try a reset of the Exchange virtual directories, but this seems to be more of a problem with IIS.  If you to go http://servername do you get anything?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883380
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rarnold_6951Author Commented:
When I do that, I get the page must be viewed over a secure channel.  When I try to put an https://servername - page cannot be displayed
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
Ahhh.  Ok.  Go into IIS manager.  On your exchange virtual directories go to properties, go under directory security, go under edit toward the bottom of that page.  Remove the box for require SSL secure chanel.
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
What I think has happened is your IIS is set to only allow SSL, however the server probably doesnt have a certificate yet so SSL fails.
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
Make sure require SSL is turned off for the main web site and virtual directories.
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rarnold_6951Author Commented:
Matthew,

Very Cool:  

That worked for the indside, but when I remoted into another computer to hit my domain name outside the domain,  I still get page can not be displayed. So http://myserver/exchange works, but http://domainName.com/Exchange doe not.

I did a ping against the domain name from the outside and then I checked it against what the router was reporting and they both matched.  The insde works, and I think the outside should too by taking SSL off but it does not.

Rick
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
If it works from the inside then there must be something else going on.  Make sure your port forwarding, firewall, NAT etc are all configured correctly on the firewall.  You may also try the following

telnet domainname.com 80
get /index.html

You should get some kind of output to that, probably an error, but nevertheless it would tell you that IIS is responding.
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rarnold_6951Author Commented:
It works from both places inside and outside now.  I went back to the router and port 80 was not open.   I opened up the port and now it works fine.  

The orginal thing I was trying to do was SSL to make sure it was secure communication between client and host.  OWA is a very nice tool

Thanks,

Rick
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MATTHEW_LCommented:
Good deal.

If you want to use SSL with OWA purchase a commerical cert.  It is much easier and will save you many countless headaches down the road.

www.godaddy.com
http://www.certificatesforexchange.com/

Not too badly priced either.
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