Got a strange problem with Outlook Anywhere, heres the background.
2 sites with 2x 2003 DC's at each site
1 Exchange 2007 servers (on 2003) running Mailbox, CAS and Hub Transport)
OWA works and is secured by thwate ssl cert
When opening Outlook outside of the vpn and opening the connection status tool it shows Directory connections over HTTPS but the Mail connections do not connect, When connected to the VPN Directory and Mail connect by TCP/IP.
Running the test from testexchangeconnectivity.c
om gets this response:
Attempting to Resolve the host name webmail.companydigital.net
Host successfully Resolved
IP(s) returned: 18.104.22.168
Testing TCP Port 443 on host webmail.companydigital.net
to ensure it is listening/open.
The port was opened successfully.
Testing SSL Certificate for validity.
The certificate passed all validation requirements.
Validating certificate name
Successfully validated the certificate name
Found hostname webmail.companydigital.net
in Certificate Subject Common name
Validating certificate trust
Certificate is trusted and all certificates are present in chain
The Certificate chain has be validated up to a trusted root. Root = Eemail@example.com,
CN=Thawte Server CA, OU=Certification Services Division, O=Thawte Consulting cc, L=Cape Town, S=Western Cape, C=ZA
Testing certificate date to ensure validity
Date Validation passed. The certificate is not expired.
Certificate is valid: NotBefore = 3/25/2008 9:38:36 AM, NotAfter = 3/25/2010 9:38:36 AM
Testing Http Authentication Methods for URL https://webmail.companydigital.net/rpc/rpcproxy.dll
Http Authentication Methods are correct
Found all expected authentication methods and no disallowed methods. Methods Found: Basic, Negotiate, NTLM
Testing SSL mutual authentication with RPC Proxy server
Successfully verified Mutual Authentication
Certificate common name webmail.companydigital.net
Attempting to Ping RPC Proxy webmail.companydigital.net
Pinged RPC Proxy successfully
Completed with HTTP status 200 - OK
Attempting to ping RPC Endpoint 6001 (Exchange Information Store) on server company-mx01.companydigita
Failed to ping Endpoint
Tell me more about this issue and how to resolve it
RPC_S_SERVER_UNAVAILABLE error (0x6ba) was thrown by the RPC Runtime .
*Note replaced company name with Company