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I am unable to recreate my OWA

I was trying to install the BlackBerry Manager on my Exchange Server (Server 2003 x64) and Exchange2007. This caused my OWA to stop working so I followed the normal process of removing the OWA with the shell commandlet of Remove-OwaVirtualDirectory "owa (default web site)" - then I tried to create a new one with New-OwaVirtualDirectory -name "owa" -OwaVersion Exchange2007 -WebSiteName "Default Web Site"  but I get the following error: New-OwaVirtualDirectory : An error occurred while creating the IIS virtual directory 'IIS://Exchange.Domain.ORG/W3SVC/1/ROOT/owa' on 'EXCHANGE'. At line:1 char:24 + New-OwaVirtualDirectory  <<<< -name "owa" -OwaVersion Exchange2007 -WebSiteName "Default Web Site". I have rebooted and removed the .NET 1.1 and the Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1 that the BlackBerry software had me install. I am out of ideas. Anyone got any ideas?
Thom Gann
Thom Gann
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Blackberry isn't compatible with x64 Windows, so you were wasting your time there.
Have you removed all traces of Blackberry?

The IIS mode has probably been switched to 32 bit, so needs to be changed back to 64 bit. Then you need to repair asp.net.

Thom GannIT Systems ManagerAuthor Commented:
When you say I need to repair the asp.net, how do I do that? I switched the IIS back to x64 and that did indeed get the OWA to reload. Now when I browse, the Log-in FBA is there but once I give it the log in information I get the following error:

The page cannot be displayed
You have attempted to execute a CGI, ISAPI, or other executable program from a directory that does not allow programs to be executed.

Please try the following:

Contact the Web site administrator if you believe this directory should allow execute access.
HTTP Error 403.1 - Forbidden: Execute access is denied.
Internet Information Services (IIS)


Technical Information (for support personnel)

Go to Microsoft Product Support Services and perform a title search for the words HTTP and 403.
Open IIS Help, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr), and search for topics titled Configuring ISAPI Extensions, Configuring CGI Applications, Securing Your Site with Web Site Permissions, and About Custom Error Messages.
In the IIS Software Development Kit (SDK) or at the MSDN Online Library, search for topics titled Developing ISAPI Extensions, ISAPI and CGI, and Debugging ISAPI Extensions and Filters.
Thom GannIT Systems ManagerAuthor Commented:
I uninstalled and reinstalled the .NET after restoring the IIS to x64 and removing the BlackBerry Manager. Blew out the OWA and recreated it and that worked - it came back online.
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