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Email and Web server configuration

peschelnet asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
My setup.

SBS 2003 Exchange Server - IP

Windows 2003 Files/Web Server - IP:

SonicWall Firewall : IP

I have my DNS records for mail(A,MX,PTR) pointing to my static IP address which hit's my firewall and routes traffic (port) to my Exchange Server. This works. mail.XXXXXXXXX.com

I have my DNS records for Web (Http/Https) pointing to my Exchange Server and File/Web Server.

Https - Points to my Exchange Server for accessing webmail. https://webmail.XXXXXXX.com/exchange

Http - Points to my File/Web Server for accessing my Intranet. http://webdesk.XXXXXXX.com

My problems.

I'm able to connect outlook to the exchange server while inside the network but, outside POP doesn't work.

I'm able to connect to https://webmail.XXXXXXXX.com/exchange from outside the network but, have to enter the IP of the server to enable webmail to work when I'm inside the network.

I'm unable to connect to my webmail unless I put the "/exchange" at the end of the URL.

What I want to be able to do inside or/outside the network.

1) Connect to Webmail (my exchange server) using this address http://webmail.xxxxxxxxx.com

2) Connect to my Intranet (File/Web server) using this address http://webdesk.xxxxxxxxx.com

3) Have POP email work.

4) Have Https reserver for managing my firewall. (this was working until I had to use https for accessing webmail).

Hope someone can help. I think this is some pretty minor configuration that I've over looked but, would like some advice either way.

I'm sure I can figure this out myself but, thought I would see if someone can help shorten my trial and error time.

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