Outlook Web Access Corrupt

Posted on 2010-08-23
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Getting the following error in Exchange Management Console

Running Exchange 2010 on Windows 2008 R2
Microsoft Exchange Warning

Get-OwaVirtualDirectory -ADPropertiesOnly 

The object FS01\owa (Default Web Site) has been corrupted, and it's in an inconsistent state. The following validation errors happened:

You must set a default domain if LogonFormat is set to UserName.


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Question by:carlsilver
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by:Glen Knight
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Har you followed the instructions in te error to set a default domainfor authentication?

Under Server Configuration > Client Access

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Yup, tried using the "Reset virtual directory" command in EMC. The error goes away if i do not set the authentication to use a preset domain name.
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on exch shell

get-owavirtualdirectory | fl

let me know the output.

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Delete & recreate OWA virtual directory
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@ash007: How?

RunspaceId                                          : afe6b9df-184f-4752-b3ce-5856b4cb15c7

DirectFileAccessOnPublicComputersEnabled            : True

DirectFileAccessOnPrivateComputersEnabled           : True

WebReadyDocumentViewingOnPublicComputersEnabled     : True

WebReadyDocumentViewingOnPrivateComputersEnabled    : True

ForceWebReadyDocumentViewingFirstOnPublicComputers  : False

ForceWebReadyDocumentViewingFirstOnPrivateComputers : False

RemoteDocumentsActionForUnknownServers              : Block

ActionForUnknownFileAndMIMETypes                    : ForceSave

WebReadyFileTypes                                   : {.xlsx, .pptx, .docx, .xls, .rtf, .ppt, .pps, .pdf, .dot, .doc}

WebReadyMimeTypes                                   : {application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.pre

                                                      sentation, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordproc

                                                      essingml.document, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.

                                                      spreadsheetml.sheet, application/, application/x

                                                      -mspowerpoint, application/, application/x-msexcel, a

                                                      pplication/msword, application/pdf}

WebReadyDocumentViewingForAllSupportedTypes         : True

WebReadyDocumentViewingSupportedMimeTypes           : {application/msword, application/, application/x-msex

                                                      cel, application/, application/x-mspowerpoint, a

                                                      pplication/pdf, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wor

                                                      dprocessingml.document, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocu

                                                      ment.spreadsheetml.sheet, application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedo


WebReadyDocumentViewingSupportedFileTypes           : {.doc, .dot, .rtf, .xls, .ppt, .pps, .pdf, .docx, .xlsx, .pptx}

AllowedFileTypes                                    : {.rpmsg, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .tiff, .pptx, .pptm, .ppsx, .ppsm,

                                                      .docx, .docm, .zip, .xls, .wmv, .wma, .wav...}

AllowedMimeTypes                                    : {image/jpeg, image/png, image/gif, image/bmp}

ForceSaveFileTypes                                  : {.vsmacros, .ps2xml, .ps1xml, .mshxml, .gadget, .psc2, .psc1, .as

                                                      px, .wsh, .wsf, .wsc, .vsw, .vst, .vss, .vbs, .vbe...}

ForceSaveMimeTypes                                  : {Application/x-shockwave-flash, Application/octet-stream, Applica

                                                      tion/futuresplash, Application/x-director}

BlockedFileTypes                                    : {.vsmacros, .msh2xml, .msh1xml, .ps2xml, .ps1xml, .mshxml, .gadge

                                                      t, .mhtml, .psc2, .psc1, .msh2, .msh1, .aspx, .xml, .wsh, .wsf...


BlockedMimeTypes                                    : {application/x-javascript, application/javascript, application/ms

                                                      access, x-internet-signup, text/javascript, application/xml, appl

                                                      ication/prg, application/hta, text/scriplet, text/xml}

RemoteDocumentsAllowedServers                       : {}

RemoteDocumentsBlockedServers                       : {}

RemoteDocumentsInternalDomainSuffixList             : {}

FolderPathname                                      :

Url                                                 : {}

LogonFormat                                         : UserName

ClientAuthCleanupLevel                              : High

FilterWebBeaconsAndHtmlForms                        : UserFilterChoice

NotificationInterval                                : 120

DefaultTheme                                        :

UserContextTimeout                                  : 60

ExchwebProxyDestination                             :

VirtualDirectoryType                                :

OwaVersion                                          : Exchange2010

ServerName                                          : FS01

InstantMessagingCertificateThumbprint               :

InstantMessagingServerName                          :

RedirectToOptimalOWAServer                          : True

DefaultClientLanguage                               : 0

LogonAndErrorLanguage                               : 0

UseGB18030                                          : False

UseISO885915                                        : False

OutboundCharset                                     : AutoDetect

GlobalAddressListEnabled                            : True

OrganizationEnabled                                 : True

ExplicitLogonEnabled                                : True

OWALightEnabled                                     : True

DelegateAccessEnabled                               : True

IRMEnabled                                          : True

CalendarEnabled                                     : True

ContactsEnabled                                     : True

TasksEnabled                                        : True

JournalEnabled                                      : True

NotesEnabled                                        : True

RemindersAndNotificationsEnabled                    : True

PremiumClientEnabled                                : True

SpellCheckerEnabled                                 : True

SearchFoldersEnabled                                : True

SignaturesEnabled                                   : True

ThemeSelectionEnabled                               : True

JunkEmailEnabled                                    : True

UMIntegrationEnabled                                : True

WSSAccessOnPublicComputersEnabled                   : True

WSSAccessOnPrivateComputersEnabled                  : True

ChangePasswordEnabled                               : True

UNCAccessOnPublicComputersEnabled                   : True

UNCAccessOnPrivateComputersEnabled                  : True

ActiveSyncIntegrationEnabled                        : True

AllAddressListsEnabled                              : True

RulesEnabled                                        : True

PublicFoldersEnabled                                : True

SMimeEnabled                                        : True

RecoverDeletedItemsEnabled                          : True

InstantMessagingEnabled                             : True

TextMessagingEnabled                                : True

ForceSaveAttachmentFilteringEnabled                 : False

SilverlightEnabled                                  : True

CalendarPublishingEnabled                           : True

InstantMessagingType                                : None

Exchange2003Url                                     :

FailbackUrl                                         :

LegacyRedirectType                                  : Silent

Name                                                : owa (Default Web Site)

InternalAuthenticationMethods                       : {Basic, Fba}

MetabasePath                                        : IIS://FS01.DOMAIN.local/W3SVC/1/ROOT/owa

BasicAuthentication                                 : True

WindowsAuthentication                               : False

DigestAuthentication                                : False

FormsAuthentication                                 : True

LiveIdAuthentication                                : False

DefaultDomain                                       : DOMAIN.local

GzipLevel                                           : High

WebSite                                             : Default Web Site

DisplayName                                         : owa

Path                                                : C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\ClientAccess\owa

ExtendedProtectionTokenChecking                     : None

ExtendedProtectionFlags                             : {}

ExtendedProtectionSPNList                           : {}

Server                                              : FS01

InternalUrl                                         : https://fs01.DOMAIN.local/owa

ExternalUrl                                         :

ExternalAuthenticationMethods                       : {Fba}

AdminDisplayName                                    :

ExchangeVersion                                     : 0.10 (

DistinguishedName                                   : CN=owa (Default Web Site),CN=HTTP,CN=Protocols,CN=FS01,CN=Servers

                                                      ,CN=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT),CN=Administra

                                                      tive Groups,CN=Leapfrog AVIT Ltd,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Service


Identity                                            : FS01\owa (Default Web Site)

Guid                                                : ddcdd1e7-5acf-4b49-920c-34035897c1a2

ObjectCategory                                      : DOMAIN.local/Configuration/Schema/ms-Exch-OWA-Virtual-Direc


ObjectClass                                         : {top, msExchVirtualDirectory, msExchOWAVirtualDirectory}

WhenChanged                                         : 23/08/2010 09:22:40

WhenCreated                                         : 23/08/2010 09:16:26

WhenChangedUTC                                      : 23/08/2010 08:22:40

WhenCreatedUTC                                      : 23/08/2010 08:16:26

OrganizationId                                      :

OriginatingServer                                   : DC01.DOMAIN.local

IsValid                                             : True

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sunnyc7 earned 500 total points
ID: 33510096
Set-OWAVirtualDirectory -Identity "FS01\owa (Default Web Site)" -LogonFormat username -DefaultDomain domain.local

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Expert Comment

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check this screenshot guide on how to recreate OWA virtual directory

Remove-OwaVirtualDirectory “FS01\owa (Default Web Site)”

New-OwaVirtualDirectory -OwaVersion “Exchange2007¿ -Name “FS01\owa (Default Web Site)”

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by:Glen Knight
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This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.

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