troubleshooting Question

Remote access to Sharepoint on SBS2008 server

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Microsoft IIS Web ServerSBSWindows Server 2008
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Hi I have recently installed an SSL cert issued by godaddy for a clients SBS2008 server so they can use outlook anywhere.
Outlook anywhere works perfectly but I have noticed a problem with accessing sharepoint via the hostname used in the certificate.

If I attempt to goto https://remote.domainname.com:987 on a system not added to the domain the page loads perfectly asking for credentials and then loading the sharepoint site.

However if I try the same from a system that has been added to the domain the page simply does not load. IE example "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage".

If I navigate to the sharepoint site without using the SSL cert registered name and just the IP e.g https://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:987 the site will of course say there is a certificate error and give the user a choice to continue to the website or close (sharepoint then loads).

All the above tests occur when the user is outside the company network.

Any ideas what could be wrong?
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