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SBS 03 Active Sync Errors

Posted on 2011-03-24
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Can someone please help me im trying to connect a iphone to a sbs03 box running exchange03 when i connect the phone it goes through the verification stage with no problems just when i try to open the mail app on the phone it says " Cannot Get Mail The connection to the server failed"

I have checked the logs on the server and the below info is what i have found

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Server ActiveSync
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      3005
Date:            25/03/2011
Time:            9:41:46 a.m.
User:            MCRAES\coling
Computer:      SERVER
Description:
Unexpected Exchange mailbox Server error: Server: [server.McRaes.local] User: [coling@MCRAES.CO.NZ] HTTP status code: [409]. Verify that the Exchange mailbox Server is working correctly.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.


Any help would be greatly appreciated

Thanks
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by:MSLCNS
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i forgot to mention that i have got them working with RPC over HTTP/S without issue its just when i try and get a mail enabled phone to connect i have this issue
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by:Cris Hanna
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it looks like you have the server listed in the phone as the URL for the server in the internal domain...you need to have it pointed to the same URL you use for OWA
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by:MSLCNS
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hi there thanks for your response i have attached a screen shot of the configuration on the iphone  

Config
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by:Cris Hanna
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change domain to just mcraes  not mcraes.local
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by:MSLCNS
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tried changing the domain to mcraes did not work deleted and recreated the account with both just mcraes and also no domain set and get same message connection to server failed
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by:Cris Hanna
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What is the OS of the phone?
turn SSL to off
use the settings as you originally had them in the picture here with the exception make the domain just mcraes  not mcraes.local
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by:MSLCNS
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still no luck as with ssl turned off it cant even get passed the account verification stage
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by:MSLCNS
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forgot to state its Apple ios 4.3
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forgot to state its Apple ios 4.3
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by:Cris Hanna
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Have not seen anything reporting a problem with the latested IOS
I've connected my IPOD touch to my exchange without issue

Are you able to connect to Outlook Web Access without issue?
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Cris Hanna earned 500 total points
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Also Alan Hardisty, another regular contributor to this forum has created a guide which may be of help

http://alanhardisty.wordpress.com/2010/02/28/exchange-2003-and-activesync-configuration-and-troubleshooting/

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by:MSLCNS
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yeap outlook web access isnt a problem neither is connecting outlook via https jst seems to be soley active sync
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by:Cris Hanna
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Have you worked through the article link I posted?
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nt yet was jus replying to your question will be going through doc this morning
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Worked a treat problem was on the microsoft active-sync virtual directory accept client certificates was ticked and should have been ignored thanks for the post of the document :)
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