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Problem connecting to https from the local lan to WAN on same network

Posted on 2008-10-14
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Hi all,

I have a alixboard with m0n0wall running on it.
All is working well as firewall but I want to make a connection from whitin my company to our outlook web access.

We used to check our E-mail sometimes from someone elses computer not logging off and loggin on with our own username and password. So we use the Outlook Web Acces.

Https://webserveripaddress/exchange   Username and password and we can view our mail.
No we have installed this m0n0wall firewall and we want to do the same.

But we are getting a page diplaying the page cannot be found.
No for me this is not a big issue. I type in the IP address of the server and view it local thrue the LAN side

https://localipaddress/exchange

But others don't know this.
What do I need to change so the https connection can work again from within the LAN side.

Lan -> any rule is set.
on the WAN side

HTTPS port 443 is set to go to the localipaddress

Hope we can find the solution.

Best regards,

Osa2

A.k.a. Wim
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by:jbla9028
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i'm not sure about how to do it with your firewall but it sounds like you need to do something called DNS doctoring

http://cisco.biz/en/US/products/ps6120/products_configuration_example09186a00807968c8.shtml
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by:SysExpert
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I would simply add a DNS name fr the mail server that everyone should use via the LAN side.

Https://mail1/exchange 
where mail1 is set up in the DNS as the mail server IP
 
I hope this helps !
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by:sullivanr6
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or you could add .local instead of .com
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by:osa2
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Hi all,

Since I have never done this before where do I need to add a dns record?
on the server? Or do I need to make an MX record in the dns of the website?
Or somewhere else?

Please advice some more
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by:SysExpert
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Since this is a LAN issue, it should be done on the local DNS server ( usually your  DC ) via the DNS applet in the Admin programs


I hope this helps !
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by:osa2
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Okay, I found on my server DNS setting.

I have forward lookup zones. and reverse lookup zones.
Where should I add what?

in the forward zone. I can see my own domain.

domainname.local

I guess I have to create something in here but what?
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by:osa2
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Can anyone give some more info on this matter?
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See the DNS help under CNAME and A records

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