Remove References to remote.company.local in SBS2011
Posted on 2012-09-11
I have a customer running SBS2011 with Windows XP workstations. The versions of Office (Outlook) vary from 2003 to 2010. They were (key phrase were) using the Exchange Server on the SBS 2011 box. Today, out of the clear blue, they called and said they went with a hosted Exchange Server service and nothing was working at this point. Duh!
No changes have been made to the SBS 2011 Server but I have been reworking one of the Outlook 2007 machines to get it running. I removed the local Exchange account in Outlook and added the Remote Exchange Server account (RPC over HTTP). The remote server is outlookanywhere,remoteinsure.com.
The first thing I noticed was that when I went back to look at this remote Exchange Server account was that the remote server address was changed to remote.companyname.com (their company name). Now, even though things seem to be working in this one Outlook account she keeps hetting popups asking her for a username and password for remote.companyname.local and it will not go away.
I was never very up to speed about what this remote.companyname.local is or was but now that they have quit using the local Exchange Server account and went with this hosted Exchange Account this remote.companyname.local keeps changing things and asking for a username and password. Any idea what I need to change and where I need to change it to refdirect or get rid of this remote.companyname.local issue that has now popped up?