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Determine EWS settings for Exchange 2007 server

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Absolute novice looking for step by step instructions on how to determine what my Exchange 2007 server's "EWS" Settings are.
My overall goal is to get a linux Thunderbird client connected to our Exchange server. I'm told by the guy that he needs our EWS settings and I know nothing about it. I googled a bunch of articles but could not figure out what they were talking about.

I would hugely appreciate step by step instructions on this. My exchange 2007 SP3.
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If he's asking for the EWS URL then he wants the public server name that you would use to connect to OWA. For example:  https://mail.mypublicdomain.com/ews/exchange.asmx.

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I have supplied that and it was not accepted by Thunderbird. From all the docs I looked at they talked about autodiscovery, and the cert name being different so I thought there was something else here.  Thanks,
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Michael Ortega (Internetwerx, Inc.) earned 500 total points
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Does your SSL cert match the public FQDN on the EWS URL?

mail.mypublicdomain.com, for example.

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How can I tell that for sure? I'm running on Server 2008R2. I looked in Server Certificates and I see one that I know is a legit wildcard *.mycompany.com which I'm pretty sure is used by owa for mail.mycompany.com. But I also see a lot of Certs named Microsoft Exchange Issued to "MyServerName" and MyServerName.domain, these are issued by MyServerName (actual name of my server).
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If you access OWA does it show you're using the wildcard cert?

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Believe so because it is the only cert that matches mail.mycompany.com
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Unable to get this working, want to close the question and award point for helping.
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