Solved

Outlook anywhere will not work with exchange 2007 on a Winsows 2008 server

Posted on 2008-10-27
7
186 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
We have two servers with Windows 2008. One exchange Cas server and one backend server. Webmail, active sync works great. The cas server certificate is a webserver ssl certificate from thawte.  The only name in the certificate is mail.domain.net. The problem is that we cant get Outlook anywhere to work from outside the office.
Can it be OAB that creates the problem? We get a lot of errors in the event viewer.
Have anyone experienced something familiar?
0
Comment
Question by:onordli
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:JeremyPhillips
ID: 22817592
Disable IPv6, edit the hosts file to reference the IPv4 addresses of the box and restart the server.

Example of what needs to be added to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts (obviously replacing the IP address and the hostname)

10.0.0.1   server
10.0.0.1   server.domain.com

You can test the connectivity afterwards at http://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com
0
 

Author Comment

by:onordli
ID: 22835862
Have tested that. Did not help.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:JeremyPhillips
ID: 22835882
Where do the tests at http://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com fail?
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:onordli
ID: 22839006
It seems that the problem is that we don't have a certificate with required Subject Alternative Names. Another way is to set up a SRV record in the DNS a use the ssl web certificate.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
JeremyPhillips earned 500 total points
ID: 22843004
Correct. Here is an excellent article on the configuration: http://www.amset.info/exchange/singlenamessl.asp
0
 

Author Comment

by:onordli
ID: 22916335
It did not work at first. I did not have Exchange rollup 4 installed on the server. After installing this rollup. Ewerything worked like a dream. Thanks.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:onordli
ID: 31510461
Thanks a lot
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you troubleshoot Outlook for clients, you may want to know a bit more about the OST file before doing your next job. IMAP can cause a lot of drama if removed in the accounts without backing up.
Check out this step-by-step guide for using the newly updated Experts Exchange mobile app—released on May 30.
This tutorial will walk an individual through setting the global and backup job media overwrite and protection periods in Backup Exec 2012. Log onto the Backup Exec Central Administration Server. Examine the services. If all or most of them are stop…
The basic steps you have just learned will be implemented in this video. The basic steps are shown to configure an Exchange DAG in a live working Exchange Server Environment and manage the same (Exchange Server 2010 Software is used in a Windows Ser…

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question