troubleshooting Question

OWA problem: Can't view when using anything other than "http://localhost/exchange"

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   I have a problem with a Windows 2003 Small Business Server SP2.
Exchange 2003 SP2 is working fine for incomming and outgoing mail.
When I am on the server I can reach OWA by going to

I cannot fully view owa from laptops on the lan or outside the firewall.
when I try going to from another laptop on the network I am given a logon prompt (the non Forms Based Authentication one) and log in. I then see tbe top bar of OWA and nothing else.

Other strange things.
When using firefox I am able to see the mail fine (though of course firefox doesn't support folder browsing)

Also when I am logged onto the server and try to use I get the same hanging experience as when I am comming from a laptop on the network.

It seems like OWA or IIS is not serving up everything to machines outside of itselft.
I tried reinstalling the virtual directories, but that didn't solve the problem.

this box hasn't been used for awhile and it looks like Forms Based Authentication was somehow turned off, though I'm pretty sure FBA is installed on an SBS box by default.
Also HTTPS doesnt seem to be working either.

thanks for the help

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