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Posted on 2011-03-08
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When I try to connect Outlook with RPC over HTTP, Outlook Anywhere, I get certificate errors.

With https://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com I did a test RPC/HTTP connectivity and I got the following error:
     The certificate chain couldn't be built. You may be missing required intermediate certificates.


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Question by:howart
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by:Matt Coughlin
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Do you have a CA in your network that you are using for the certificates or are you using Exchange's self-signed one?
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by:Ahmed786
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Check the Canonical Name of owa, I mean it should be as DC=com,DC=domain,CN=owa.company.com
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I use one of Thawte
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Verify that the Thawte chain is available on your Exchange server.
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Ok found on the web page of my certificate provider "Xolphin" the how to for exchange 2007.
The root cert and intermediate cert of Thawte were missing.

The instructions in Dutch can be found at:
https://www.sslcertificaten.nl/knowledgebase/Exchange/Exchange_2007_-_Installatie_certificaat

The root and intermediate cert had to be downloaded and installed
Again in Dutch:
https://www.sslcertificaten.nl/knowledgebase/IIS/Microsoft_IIS_-_Installatie_root_en_intermediate_Certificaten
screen shots are of English certificate manager.

https://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com passes now all tests


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by:jebeckham
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That's good to hear.  You can now also connect Outlook using Outlook Anywhere/RPCoHTTP?
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by:howart
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Yep did a test at home and that worked too.

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This is the solution I found myself.
The other answers are just hints.
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