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how to remove "/exchange" from OWA?

Posted on 2008-10-03
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Last Modified: 2010-04-21
we recently had a server crash.  before it crashed, we could access webamil via http://webmail.domain.com  after the crash, to get to webmail, we must use http://webmail.domain.com/exchange.

how do i get rid of the /exchange on OWA?

Question by:phrea84
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ID: 22639312
There are several methods... I prefer this method:  In IIS Management Console, find the file called IISstart.htm.  Right click on the entry and select properties.  Change the setting to "A redirection to a URL".  The full path in to http://webmail.domain.com/exchange/ .   Select both check boxes and say OK.

If you've deleted IISStart.htm you can create a blank file in the directory called default.htm and do the same thing.

Accepted Solution

DraconianSoul earned 1000 total points
ID: 22639323
Correcting my typo:
Enter the full path "http://webmail.domain.com/exchange/" into the Redirect to: field.

Also, IISstart.htm resides in c:\inetpub\wwwroot by default.

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ID: 31502964
pretty bad way to get it done--security wise.

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