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exchange 2003 http redirect to https

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i have followed the following article but cannot get to redirect to https site.
http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Securing-Exchange-Server-2003-Outlook-Web-Access-Chapter5.html

ive followed to the letter and will not work stil get the std error page
Please try the following:

•Type https:// at the beginning of the address you are attempting to reach and press ENTER.
HTTP Error 403.4 - Forbidden: SSL is required to view this resource.
Internet Information Services (IIS)

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im running exchange 2003 on win2k3 r2, the furstrating thing is ive on other exchange servers before and worked but cannot get to work on this one i have just installed

any ideas appreciated

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Looks like you haven't setup the custom error part properly
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good article and followed, but stil not working as above so not sure why not working
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You also have to allow http in your firewall to the server to enable the redirection
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by:dexIT
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front end and back end configured? based on the iis error, it looks like an authentication error. do you have ssl cert configured and enabled?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/839913
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc757907(WS.10).aspx

and here is a thread that was posted here on EE:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_21243470.html
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You need to uncheck Require SSL on Default website to allow HTTP to be viewed
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you can set redirection on iisstart.htm file under Deafult Web Site
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excellent , jplato, i had 'require ss' turned on the default website(simple issue/mistake after all!) was a loong day
thankyou as resolved now!
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