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Server redo and OWA

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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
We had just replaced our failed exchange 2000 server with a new exchange 2007. I was not with the company when they had set up their Outlook Web Access on the server previously, and I am not sure how to get it set up on the new exchange server. What I do know is that OWA is enabled by default on 2007, and that a port was set up on the firewall for our old server to forward requests to that exchange server (ie xx.xx.xxx.xxx:47631). OWA does work internally by going to the http:nameofserver/owa site but it does not work externally. So I am sure there is some place I need to go on the exchange server to change the port that it is listening for. I have kept the IPs the same for both the old and new server. Can someone tell me where to go to change the port that owa listens for?
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Trying to get OWA to work on another port other than 80/443 is troublesome and I don't think it is supported any longer due to the use of web services by Exchange. If that was done for "security" then I simple say that you do not get security via obscurity.

Switch the self generated SSL certificate for a commercial certificate and open port 443.


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