companyweb won't open

I am running SBS 2003 R2, using OWA. I am trying to give outside users access to the 'companyweb' using Remote Web Workplace. I can login to OWA using the following: https://webmail/companydomain.com/Exchange. I can also get to the 'Welcome' screen splash page for SBS 2003 using the same URL (sans the 'Exchange'), where my choices are
'My Company's Internal Web Site'; 'Network Configuration Wizard'; 'Remote Web Workplace'; 'Information and Answers'

The 'RWW' links will take me to the RWW login, and it allows me to login. The 'My Company's Internal WS' link doesn't work: it returns 'Directory Listing Denied  this virtual directory does not allow contents to be listed'. I noticed too that the https changes to http when the link is clicked.

I get the same result when trying to access the company web after logging in to RWW

I have the following ports open on the firewall, all pointing to the SBS server:
23; 25; 80; 443; 444; 1723; 3389; 4125; 5631

I didn't think it would this difficult to give outside users access to SServices or the Company Web.
patkengroupAsked:
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sharjeel ashrafConnect With a Mentor Senior Network EngineerCommented:
it is because http://companyweb is not on the internet DNS translation, therefore the system will try to translate, and not get anyresponce, you need to change the url to http://<your domain name>/companyweb.
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rehanahmedsCommented:
RWW should not be used from within the Lan, there is really no need for that

have you tried

https://fqdn:444

see what happens and try to login from there with different user accounts...
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rehanahmedsCommented:
also if you can tell of any errors in event viewer...
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patkengroupAuthor Commented:
I should clarify: I am not using RWW form WITHIN the Lan. In fact, i I don't have any problems INSIDE the Lan accessing the companyweb. All of my problems are form the OUTSIDE.

I can hit OWA from the outside using https://webmail.domainname.com/Exchange. I can get to the RWW login from the outside using https://webmail.domainname.com/, and then clicking on the 'Remote Web Workplace' link.

I CANNOT get to the company web from the same location using the 'My Company Internal Web Site' link. It tries to open http://companyweb, but when redirected to that URL, i get a the 'page cnnot be displayed' response. Remember: the same URL will opne form INSIDE the network

Does that clarify my problem?
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patkengroupAuthor Commented:
I am still looking for an answer to this issue.

It may be unique to my situation, but i find it hard to believe that someone else isn't experiencing this same issue. It seems to be an IIS problem, not a firewall problem. Any thoughts out there?
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sharjeel ashrafSenior Network EngineerCommented:
check the permisions on the default web site and companyweb site under directory security, and make sure the access is not granted just to internal ip addresses.
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patkengroupAuthor Commented:
Thank you. That did it! I made the DNS adjustment, and it worked.
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