OWA on 2 servers (Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003)

OWA on 2 servers (Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003)

Post by Kip Ng [MS » Thu, 29 Jul 2004 17:58:19

Generally, Exchange doesn't do pulling of mailbox from one server to
another. When your mailboxes are moved to Exchange 2003 server, it will be
served by OWA at the Exchange 2003 server. Ideally, if you go to the
Exchange 2000 box, it wil automatically redirect you to the Exchange 2003
server because it will resolve in the AD and find that these mailboxes are
not hosted here.

Similarly, with Exchange 2003, when you access the OWA site in Exchange
2003, it will automatically route back to Exchange 2000. It isn't working
like E55 where the OWA is a different server pulling information from the

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1. Exchange 2003 server in a Windows 2000 Cluster with Exchange 2000.

2. OWA - Exchange 2003 Public Folders redirect to Exchange 2000

I have two Exchange servers, one is Exchange 2000, one is Exchange 2003. Some of my remote users use OWA to read their mail. They connect to an ISA server which reverse proxies their requests to the IIS servers running on Exchange. My problem is that every OWA client always reads Public Folder information from the 2000 Exchange server, even though Public folder replication between the two servers seems to be OK, and even though the users mailboxes are on the 2003 server. The problem is compounded by the fact that the URL that is returned for the Public folder isn`t resolvable by Internet DNS
Is there a way to force OWA to connect to the Public folders on the 2003 server ?

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4. Front-End Exchange 2003 running OWA with Back-end Exchange 2000

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