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Exchange 2007 OWA "unable to access AD configuration" after automatic updates? Uninstalled updates - problem still exists

Our Exchange 2007 server had some updates automatically apply last night and now OWA is broken. I uninstalled those updates and turned off automatic updates, but the problem still exists. Here is the error message...help please!!!

Request
Url: http://mail.xxx.com:80/owa/auth/error.aspx?url=http://mail.xxx.com/owa/&reason=0
User host address: 76.100.1.37

Exception
Exception type: Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.OwaInvalidConfigurationException
Exception message: Outlook Web Access was unable to access the Active Directory configuration settings for virtual directory "owa" under Web site "Exchange".

Call stack

Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.OwaConfigurationManager.CreateAndLoadConfigurationManager()
Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.Globals.InitializeApplication()
Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.Global.ExecuteApplicationStart(Object sender, EventArgs e)

Inner Exception
Exception type: Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.OwaInvalidConfigurationException
Exception message: Outlook Web Access was unable to access the Active Directory configuration settings for virtual directory "owa" under Web site "Exchange".

Call stack

Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.Configuration..ctor(ADSystemConfigurationSession session, String virtualDirectory, String webSiteName, ADObjectId distinguishedName, Boolean isPhoneticSupportEnabled)
Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.OwaConfigurationManager.LoadConfiguration()
Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.OwaConfigurationManager.CreateAndLoadConfigurationManager()
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consultkhanCommented:
Remove and re-install CAS role.
thanks,
consultkhan
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danielevans83Author Commented:
I just removed the OWA Virtual directory and re-installed it using the Powerscript. That seems to have solved the problem.
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consultkhanCommented:
the solution i offered ,basicall does the same.
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danielevans83Author Commented:
Okay, but I cannot verify that so I am going with the solution that EXACTLY fixed the problem. Stop attempting to confuse other EE members just so you can get your "points".
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