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How do I access my email remotely with SBS2003?

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How do I access my email remotely with SBS2003 running Exchange? The domain name is roscrea2000.com. SMTP port 25 is open and everything is working just fine. I just don't know how to go about configuring the system in order for users to access their email when they are not in the office. I know it uses OWA but after that I'm lost. Thanks.
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by:RobinHuman
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by:Paulduberry
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OWA works internally no problem. It's an Internet thing I think.
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by:RobinHuman
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Check your firewall - it may be blocking the port (25 for http, and 443 for https by default)
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by:Paulduberry
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According to 'Shields Up' web site my port 443 is blocked. When I go to log in to the default gateway it asks for a username and password which nobody seems to know. Do you believe that if I eventually manage to log in to this router and attempt to unblock port 443 that OWA will just start working?
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by:Paulduberry
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Or could port 443 be blocked on the server?
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RobinHuman earned 125 total points
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port 443 shouldn't be blocked on the server if owa is installed
(I'm assuming that you are logging on to https: when accessing OWA)
It needs to be unblocked on the router / firewall
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by:Paulduberry
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Right. It could be a while before I can get the credentials for the router. What should I do? Close the question and give you the points and hope for the best or wait and see. Hmmm.
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by:Paulduberry
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Although I have been unable to unblock port 443 from the router I feel obliged to close the question.
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