Solved

autodiscover http status code 301

Posted on 2009-05-15
4
2,221 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Autodiscover is not functioning, and therefore my resource mailboxes.

The autodiscover Error is confounding me.
Here's the response from autodiscover test:

Attempting URL https://mymailserver.mydomain.com/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml found through SCP
Autodiscover to https://mymailserver.mydomain.com/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml starting
Autodiscover request completed with a http status code 301
Autodiscover to https://mymailserver.mydomain.com/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml FAILED (0x80004005)

The autodiscover placeholder is all that's in the autodiscover.xml :
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Autodiscover>
<!-- This is a placeholder file -->
</Autodiscover>

But for all intents and purposes this seems correct.

Server is 2008 IIs7

0
Comment
Question by:i8yurdog
[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
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:kyodai
ID: 24398232
Try to force outlook to use public folders, that should fix it. Add this reg key to the client:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Options\Calendar
Value Type: DWORD
Value Name: UseLegacyFB
Values:0 or not set (default behavior which is to use the Availability Service) or 1 (use Public Folder based Free/Busy information)


(You need to set it to 1 for public folder usage)
0
 

Author Comment

by:i8yurdog
ID: 24398975
This would be viable, except I have 1000 random clients, both attached and unattached to the domain. It's a but hairy to apply a registry hack to everyone.
0
 
LVL 65

Expert Comment

by:Mestha
ID: 24399984
Autodiscover should work, so make registry hacks is just working around the problem, not fixing it.

I would suggest that you go through this article to start with:
http://www.exchange-genie.com/2007/07/exchange-2007-autodiscover-service-part-1/

Ensure that it is configured correctly.

Simon.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
i8yurdog earned 0 total points
ID: 24727309
This problem turned out to be due to a redirect, implemented in IIS7 that was set up to redirect to https. Cleared up the redirect and location THEN had the correct permissions to serve as autodetect local.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: 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!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Maintaining a PST file separate from Outlook/Exchange 7 92
Hybrid Exchange 6 28
MS Exchange 2016 license 5 33
another domain controller shut down question 2 40
Lotus Notes – formerly IBM Notes – is an email client application, while IBM Domino (earlier Lotus Domino) is an email server. The client possesses a set of features that are even more advanced as compared to that of Outlook. Likewise, IBM Domino is…
Issue: One Windows 2008 R2 64bit server on the network unable to connect to a buffalo Device (Linkstation) with firmware version 1.56. There are a total of four servers on the network this being one of them. Troubleshooting Steps: Connect via h…
To show how to generate a certificate request in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Certificates…
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.

734 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