Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Exchange Activesync access external vs internal for iPhone/iPad users

Posted on 2010-09-20
3
Medium Priority
?
1,022 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have an Exchange 2003 implementation with business users who access it via their iPhone/iPads using the OWA SSL URL.   The domain name referenced in the configuration is our external one, and our firewall  handles the inbound request.  The same users, when using these devices on our internal LAN, cannot access email because the URL is invalid (internal server and domain name are different).  I thought that perhaps all I need to do is enter a CNAME or A record on my internal DNS server to point the external DNS name to the internal server, but did not want to screw things up.  Suggestions would be appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:durancd
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:wolfcamel
ID: 33716900
you are correct - you need to create an A record for your external domain on your internal DNS server.

you will need to add records for www (and any others) if you want internal users to still find your web server also
0
 
LVL 76

Accepted Solution

by:
Alan Hardisty earned 500 total points
ID: 33716955
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:durancd
ID: 33716991
The steps in the URL provided are exactly what I needed.  Thank you.
0

Featured Post

Are your AD admin tools letting you down?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to deal with a specific error when using the Enable-RemoteMailbox cmdlet to create a mailbox in the cloud-based service, for an existing user in an on-premises Active Directory.
This month, Experts Exchange sat down with resident SQL expert, Jim Horn, for an in-depth look into the makings of a successful career in SQL.
In this video we show how to create a mailbox database in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Data…
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
Suggested Courses

609 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question