RPC HTTPs - Outlook 2003/Windows 7/Exchange 2003

Hi....

I'm using Outlook 2003 on Windows 7, trying to connect to the Exchange 2003 F/E server via RPC HTTPs from the Internet.
I have already installed this patch on Exchange 2003 STD F/E server - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FFAEC8B2-99E0-427A-8110-2F745059A02D&displaylang=en

When I try to connect Outlook 2003 to Exchange 2003 STD F/E server via RPC HTTPs from the internet, I could see that it is always trying to connect to the domain controller host name instead (using outlook /rpcdiag) of the Exchange 2003 STD F/E server external host name.

Thanks
Dan
silterraAsked:
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crazyenglishmanCommented:
Make sure you have relevant boxes ticked on the RPC via HTTP screen.

You need to make sure you have either "Use on Slow connections" or "on Fast connections" ticked.

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silterraAuthor Commented:
crazyenglishman: I have all ticked and filled with relavent information. I am able to use RPC/HTTPs from an XP machine, but not from this Windows 7 machine. I understand Winfows 2003/Exchange 2003 xenroll certificate enrollment web service does not support W7/Vista clients...
MegaNuk3Commented:
can you connect to OWA without certificate errors? If you can connect to OWA with NO certificate errors then RPC/HTTPs shoud work for you.

Does it even password prompt? Try changing the authentication to Basic (which will be encrypted by the SSL certificate so don't worry)
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silterraAuthor Commented:
MegaNuk3: I'm able to use OWA HTTPs without any problem.
 
 
silterraAuthor Commented:
I tried Basic authentication and it worked.
MegaNuk3Commented:
Thanks for the update and the points.
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