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  • Access MS Exchange through VPN with outlook

    in my orgenazation ther is mail server , with exchange 2003 .
    i'm tring to comunicat with the mail through vpn connection with my outlook 2003 .

    my computer intall with vista .
    when i adding a new account ( control panel ) and place my name and sever name , is seam to be o.k .
    "ther is undeline under my name and server name " .
    but , when i'm open outlook , ther is a error that apear , the outlook cant comunicat with my mail box on the mail server .
    any idea ? special configuration on mail server ?
    also , if i will succeed, my mail box in the server will synchronize with my box in my home computer ?

    thank for any hlep .
    when i can config this page , any replay to my mail ?
    Last edited by edri2000; 15th December 2009, 11:50.

  • #2
    Re: Access MS Exchange through VPN with outlook

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    • #3
      Re: Access MS Exchange through VPN with outlook

      Edri2000, have you configured your Router to Port Forward the VPN port to the mail server?

      If this is a home server then RPC over HTTPS would be a better option.
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      • #4
        Re: Access MS Exchange through VPN with outlook

        my first question would be how is the VPN configured?
        It is a vvpn client based connection or a point to point permanent connection using appliances.

        can you ping the mail server by name or IP address?

        can you telnet into the mail server on port 25 using either the internal IP address or name?

        Seen nothing so far to indicate that connectivity is working properly.