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How to discover the Autodiscover URL

Hi,

I am submitting a request to a CA to get a certificate for OWA for Exchange 2007 with SP1.
I need to verify all addresses in the certificate. I have been advised I only need the below...is this correct?
1. The OWA web address
2. FQDN of the mail server
3. Netbios name of the mail server
4. The Autodiscover URL - how do I get this? I ran Test Email AutoConfiguration check and it says the  the below in the log

Autodiscover URL https://MAILSERVER/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml found through SCP
Autodiscover to https://MAILSERVER/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml starting
Autodiscover to https://MAILSERVER/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml succeeded.

Does that mean https://MAILSERVER/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml is the URL for autodiscover or is the URL for Autodiscover something like autodiscover/MAILSERVER ? All online resources seem to suggest different things.

Thanks
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SteveSext
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SteveSext
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gupnitCommented:
Hi,
You are right in your requirements. Also, the URL above is the correct URL for Autodiscover.
Please refer:
Let me know
Thanks
Nitin Gupta (gupnit)
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coolsport00Commented:
Well, it really depends on what names you plan on using in your organization. I've heard of your 1-3 items, but not 4, per sè. As long as you have your hostname (which is what your Autodiscover URL is telling your), you'll be fine. If you're getting a SAN Cert, you may want to add a different name for mobile access (ActiveSync) and possibly Outlook Anywhere (formerly RPC over HTTP).  Here is another link for certs (pretty good):
http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2007/02/19/435472.aspx

The links Nitin gave are very good and I also recommend them. When you receive your cert, remember to 1. install it on the server you made the request on; 2. when installing the cert, do so using the LOCAL COMP acct, NOT the 'user' account.

Regards.
~coolsport00
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