Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

OWA on second server in site

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • OWA on second server in site

    I have Ex2k3 Standard in a stand-alone configuration with OWA set to require SSL. I have added a second Ex2k3 Standard server to the site. If I connect to the first server can I get it to proxy the OWA connection to the second server....like a front end would do?
    How do I configure IIS to allow this?

    I suppose I could get a second cert for the second server and give it 443 access throught the firewall too...but this is a short-term solution prior to a Ex2007 migration.
    What do you think?

  • #2
    Re: OWA on second server in site

    You can only proxy OWA for the second site with a frontend server. If you don't have it configured as a frontend then users need to access the server directly with its own name, SSL certificate etc.

    In effect, if you add a second server and want a single URL for OWA then you must have a third server.

    If it is a temporary measure which will be in place for less than a month, then a trial RapidSSL certificate would provide you with SSL support.

    Simon.
    --
    Simon Butler
    Exchange MVP

    Blog: http://blog.sembee.co.uk/
    More Exchange Content: http://exchange.sembee.info/
    Exchange Resources List: http://exbpa.com/
    In the UK? Hire me: http://www.sembee.co.uk/

    Sembee is a registered trademark, used here with permission.

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: OWA on second server in site

      Thank you for the confirmation. I plan to split the database and client access roles when they migrate to Ex2k7.

      Comment

      Working...
      X