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Exchange 2003 - HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized

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I mangled my account - I deleted the AD account.  I then created a new account with the same name, I selected to create an Exchange mailbox.  At that point I realized that my old Exchange mailbox was still there and I disconnected from the new one and reconnected to the old one.  I then ran the cleanup agent and everything worked great.  Outlook attaches to the mailbox just fine.  If I try OWA when I'm logged into the domain at work I get to it just fine: http://server/exchange takes me right to my email.  When I try OWA from outside: http://mail.domain.com/exchange I get HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized after 3 attempts.
Other accounts work just fine outside by logging in with "domain\username".  My mangled account does not.
I've seen other posts about having an SMTP address - I do.
OWA is enabled in my account's AD, Exchange Features.
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Paul SolovyovskySenior IT Advisor
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clean IE cache and see what happens.
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If you try another account from the same physical device do you also see the 401 ? I am wondering if its related to the account or more likely the PC. Try the option given by paulsolov , I would also look at my hosts file.

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Clearing the cache has no affect.  As I said in the original post it works for other accounts. I resolve the address fine, the hosts file does not come into play here.
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Hi, You said it works for other accounts but I was trying to clarify if this is true from a single PC

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