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  • Configuring to auto redirect for owa use

    Hey all,

    I have an problem.

    I configured owa in exchange2003 (Windows SBS 2003) correctly to use OWA. This is working fine. I also added a alias by our DNS vendor to redirect webmail.domainname.nl to the correct public IP adres of the server.

    This is also working fine.

    I also made users it easier by automaticly redirect http to https. For example instead typing: https://webmail.domainname.nl/exchange, users type http://...

    I did this by using an article found on msexchange.org:
    "Securing Exchange Server 2003 & Outlook Web Access: Chapter 5 on MSExchange.org"

    Near the end of this article it describes how i can make an asp page that auto redirects http to https.

    This is also working fine... it redirects correctly http requests to https.

    But i want one thing extra. That is when i type in the IE: http://webmail.domainname.nl, that it directly redirect to OWA.
    instead typing "http://webmail.domainname.nl/EXCHANGE"

    So how can i make this work?
    What must i configure in more IIS on the server?

    Please help!

    Thanx in advanced!

  • #2
    Re: Configuring to auto redirect for owa use

    I've done the same thing using a basic Javascript page.

    If you go to your IIS web root...default is c:\inetpub\wwwroot and create a file default.htm in there.

    inside the default.htm add the following code:

    <SCRIPT LANGUAGE='JavaScript'>window.location='https://webmail.domainname.nl/exchange';</script>

    As its called default.htm when your users type http://webmail.domainname.nl it will read this file and redirect them to your exchange folder

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    • #3
      Re: Configuring to auto redirect for owa use

      I know the answer has already been posted but this site has a lot of useful demos on how to set this up as well as others. Definately worth a visit and keep an eye on it

      http://blogs.technet.com/jhoward/arc...16/416099.aspx

      Michael
      Michael Armstrong
      www.m80arm.co.uk
      MCITP: EA, MCTS, MCSE 2003, MCSA 2003: Messaging, CCA, VCP 3.5, 4, 5, VCAP5-DCD, VCAP5-DCA, ITIL, MCP, PGP Certified Technician

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