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Hi,

I'm having a problem with Outlook Anywhere. I've reinstalled RPC over HTTP quite a few times but it didnt help.
I also installed a GoDaddy UCC Certificate but that didnt help.

When I run TestExchangeConnectivity, I get this:-
	"Attempting to ping RPC endpoint 6001 (Exchange Information Store) on server COMPANYSERVER.company.local." 


 	The attempt to ping the endpoint failed.
 	
	Additional Details
 	An RPC error was thrown by the RPC Runtime process. Error 14 14

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When I try to configure Outlook 2007, after I've entered the username and password, I get this box. It seems that Outlook can't find the mailbox.
 Dialog
I've installed Exchange SP3 but that didnt help.

Ive been working on this for 3 days now and really need some help.

Thanks
Dan
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Question by:DanJourno
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by:garrett_boarder
ID: 35031624
What version of Exchange do you have?  Is this SBS?
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by:DanJourno
ID: 35031664
SBS 2008
Exchange 2007
Outlook 2007

Thanks
Dan
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by:DanJourno
ID: 35031845
Sometimes I get this from the testexchangeconnectivity website:
      Attempting to ping RPC proxy mail.company.net.
       RPC Proxy can't be pinged.
       
      Additional Details
       An HTTP 500 response was returned from Unknown.
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by:DanJourno
ID: 35031919
And this is the line from ValidPorts in the registry:-

COMPANYSERVER:6001-6002;COMPANYSERVER:6004;companyserver.company.local:6001-6002;companyserver.company.local:6004
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by:MoSBS
ID: 35032021
Did you try Telnetting to the ports to test if you have a firewall problem?
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by:MoSBS
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There is also this: https://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com/
So you can test your exchange connectivity.
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by:garrett_boarder
ID: 35032108
I am not sure what version of Outlook you have but you will need to define your outlook anywhere settings under a connection tab.  It should say Outlook Anywhere or Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP.  This was so much easier to configure in Exchange 2003.  So I would start with the simple stuff like making sure firewall forwarding is on for 443 and 25.  Does Outlook Web Access work?  Then we can dive into some server stuff and might need Get-OutlookAnywhere -Server yourservername to get into some nitty gritty.
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by:DanJourno
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MoSBS: Sorry, if you take a look at my earlier post, i said that i tried that site and i got this:

	"Attempting to ping RPC endpoint 6001 (Exchange Information Store) on server COMPANYSERVER.company.local." 

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 	The attempt to ping the endpoint failed.
 	
	Additional Details
 	An RPC error was thrown by the RPC Runtime process. Error 14 14

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and this:

   Attempting to ping RPC proxy mail.company.net.
       RPC Proxy can't be pinged.
       
      Additional Details
       An HTTP 500 response was returned from Unknown.

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by:DanJourno
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OWA is working fine. Theres just a problem with the RPC/HTTP.

[PS] C:\Windows\System32>Get-OutlookAnywhere -Server companyserver
ServerName                 : companyserver
SSLOffloading              : False
ExternalHostname           : mail.company.net
ClientAuthenticationMethod : Basic
IISAuthenticationMethods   : {Basic}
MetabasePath               : IIS://companyserver.[Admin Edit]/W3SVC/3/ROOT/Rpc
Path                       : C:\Windows\System32\RpcProxy
Server                     : companyserver
AdminDisplayName           :
ExchangeVersion            : 0.1 (8.0.535.0)
Name                       : Rpc (SBS Web Applications)
DistinguishedName          : CN=Rpc (SBS Web Applications),CN=HTTP,CN=Protocols
                             ,CN=companyserver,CN=Servers,CN=Exchange Administr
                             ative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT),CN=Administrative Gr
                             oups,CN=First Organization,CN=Microsoft Exchange,C
                             N=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=jobwise,DC=local
Identity                   : JOBWISESERVER\Rpc (SBS Web Applications)
Guid                       : 33f0419a-a349-4434-a887-224193dae902
ObjectCategory             : company.local/Configuration/Schema/ms-Exch-Rpc-Htt
                             p-Virtual-Directory
ObjectClass                : {top, msExchVirtualDirectory, msExchRpcHttpVirtual
                             Directory}
WhenChanged                : 3/3/2011 11:35:16 PM
WhenCreated                : 3/3/2011 11:35:16 PM
OriginatingServer          : companyserver.jobwise.local
IsValid                    : True

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by:DanJourno
ID: 35032716
Please take a look at this:-

C:\Users\adminuser>RpcPing -t ncacn_http -s companyserver -o RpcProxy=companyserver -P "user,domain.local,password" -I "user,domain.local,password" -H 1 -F 3 -a connect -u 10 -v 3 -e 6001
RPCPing v6.0. Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation, 2002-2006
 Exception 14 (0x0000000E)
 Number of records is: 2
 ProcessID is 12188
 System Time is: 3/4/2011 0:20:15:906
 Generating component is 14
 Status is 0xE, 14
 Detection location is 1398
 Flags is 0
 NumberOfParameters is 2
 Long val: 0x4
 Long val: 0xe
 ProcessID is 12188
 System Time is: 3/4/2011 0:20:15:905
 Generating component is 13
 Status is 0xE, 14
 Detection location is 1418
 Flags is 0
 NumberOfParameters is 0
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DanJourno earned 0 total points
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All sorted.

Microsoft told me to check these services were running:-

IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules

IPsec Policy Agent

Base Filtering Engine

Windows Firewall
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by:DanJourno
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It worked.
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