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Can't recreate Outlook Anywhere setup after deleting RPC in IIS7

Posted on 2008-10-22
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I was having issues with Outlook Anywhere not working, so I decided to run the script again to recreate the app in IIS7.  I am running Exchange 2007 in Server 2008 (64bit) with IIS 7.  What I did was run Enable-OutlookAnywhere with the proper details and it gave me the error:

Enable-OutlookAnywhere : The virtual directory 'Rpc' already exists under 'servername/Default Web Site'.
Parameter name: VirtualDirectoryName
At line:1 char:23
+ Enable-OutlookAnywhere  <<<< -Server:servername -ExternalHostName:mail.website.com

So I probably made a mistake and simply deleted RPC from IIS7 but it still says it already exists.

How do I completely remove this virtual directory?
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Question by:jaelae
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by:jaelae
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Resolved this.  I simply removed RPC over HTTP as a feature and it worked.  Hurray!
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Here is a good article I wrote that can assit you in the future
http://exchange-genie.blogspot.com/2008/02/configuring-outlook-anywhere-for.html
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Used exchange-genie documentation to resolve this article.
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by:afreund
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Here is the right way of reinstalling RPC for an SBS 2008 server.
The key is the order and a registry key that you jave to setup before installing RPC over HTTP

http://www.exchange-help.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77:rpchttpproxyreinstall&catid=36:exchange2007&Itemid=53

this worked like a charm for me
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Accepted answer link now Dead
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