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Owa 2003 redirects to internal server

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We had 1 2003 server that was also an owa server. after i built new server all owa requests started to forward to new server. all external users are getting an error.  i am unable to find the reaosn for this.

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by:mbm2708
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hi

could you try to explain your network?


just check wich URL on the exchange server is configurated and check the external user has access to owa server

check if the firewall are blocking something ... if you can give some more information about the configurate and the error pls

thank you
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by:WORKS2011
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is your firewall pointing to the old server? run the connect to internet wizard or fix my network wizard.

please take a screenshot of the error and post.
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by:ymordkovich
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Yes firewall is pointing to 1st server. So if I do it internally after getting cert mismatch I takes me to the new server and it works since it is in LAN. From outside just displays an error.
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by:WORKS2011
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...just displays an error, can you give us more info on this.

Run ipconfig /flushdns on the server and try again
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by:mbm2708
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ok but you need to make sure the new exchanger server are configurate corretly on the connectors URL and the dns are all perfecly please if you can take a screenshot and post here

thank you
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by:WORKS2011
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did you run the wizards, "connect to internet" and "fix my network"
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by:ymordkovich
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It tries to redirect to internal name of server so internally it redirects to new server. From outside new server is not accessible
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by:mbm2708
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man

could you pls take a screenshoot of the configuration of your new exchange server it would help us a lot to fix it quickly
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by:WORKS2011
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...no kidding...lol
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by:ymordkovich
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MBM  what config on new exchange u would like to see
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by:WORKS2011
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I'm out, good luck.
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by:mbm2708
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wich urls your server are set
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by:ymordkovich
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mail.fara.com
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by:ymordkovich
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mail.fara.com points to server A on fw. when i click on envelope i get an error. when i do it internally it points to server B
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by:mbm2708
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do u have any test account to provide to me?? i am here checking it

tks
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by:ymordkovich
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i dont even get a login prompt. it is not FBA
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by:mbm2708
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i got a login prompt here asking to a login to autenticate ....
man i got to go now but i am sure i can solve it soon as i get all the information

wat you can do is try to access from another network because from here i didnt get any error when i click on the envelope ... i am using chrome try to another navigator...
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by:ymordkovich
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after i put in credentials i got an error as it tries to go to internal server.
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by:mbm2708
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man i need to go now but tomorrow you can contact me and we ll solve it ok ?

thank you
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by:ymordkovich
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ok thanks
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if you can to take all the screenshoot of you exchange server configurate and wich user you r trying to access the owa as well it ll be very helpful


you can post here and soon i get back i ll check where the problem is ...


thank you and have a good night..
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