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Help Configuring OWA, Cannot even access internally

Hello Everyone,
I know that by default OWA is installed on Exchange 2000 providing you also have IIS 5.0 installed.
I tried to access it locally by typing \\servername\exchange and I get location cannot be found.
I also tried it with the server's IP address and still no love.
Is there something I'm missing?
Please help.
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Methodman85
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UbuntopCommented:
Did you try looking at IIS admin and making sure that the site is present?
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UbuntopCommented:
I just noticed that you said that you were connecting to \\servername\exhcange.  It should be http://servername/exchange .  Other options to try  https://servername/exchange and https://servername\exchange\username
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Methodman85Author Commented:
Sorry, I'm a total n00b at this. What exactly indicates that the site is present.
In IIS I see Default website. What else should I be looking for?
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Methodman85Author Commented:
I Have tried every possible method.
https://servername.domain.com/exchange
https://servername/exchange
https://ipaddress/exchange
etc
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UbuntopCommented:
Under the default website, you should see exchange or owa.  Try the links above in IE.  You may need to add OWA, as I recall I am not certain that it was in fact a default during the install of 2000.
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Methodman85Author Commented:
O.k sorry, I was trying only https, http worked.
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cedarghostCommented:
Did you add the records to DNS? If not, add a host record for the Exchange server (probably already have this one, then the way I like to do it is add a host or cname record called www with the IP address of the Exchange server. When you tried it with the ip address how did you form the url? Was it like http://x.x.x.x or did you do http://x.x.x.x/Exchange?
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Methodman85Author Commented:
Alright so local access works, but it does not prompt for a username of password, it just displays a random mailbox, which in this case is "Customer Archive"
is this normal? Do I have to configure what is displayed?
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UbuntopCommented:
You must be trying this with an admin account (and that admin account is associated with Customer Archive).  Try to connect your own email account from a desktop.

Here are all of the troubleshooting tips for E2000 owa.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2000/support/trowae2k.mspx

You could always connect to http://servername/exchange/username .
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cedarghostCommented:
Make sure you don't have access configured as Anonymous. Use basic or Integrated Windows. Try accessing a specific mailbox by going to http://server/Exchange/username
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