This is our section on RPC over HTTPS, the feature of Exchange 2003 and Outlook 2003 that allows a connection to an Exchange server, over the internet, without a VPN.
The configuration pages on this site come from a working Exchange 2003 SP2 environment and are based on our own work.
Despite other documentation may read, you do NOT need to have a frontend / backend scenario to use this feature, nor do you need to have an ISA server. It can be deployed with a single Exchange server. You must be on Exchange 2003 on Windows 2003 and you must have at least one Windows 2003 GC/DC.
Server configuration instructions, includes registry entries for a single Exchange server.
This server setup section is NOT required to deploy Outlook Anywhere on Exchange 2007/2010. With Exchange 2007/2010 you do not have to make any registry changes. Exchange 2010 Instructions.
Client - On Domain
Configuring Outlook to connect to the server using RPC/HTTPS or Outlook Anywhere.
Client - Off Domain
How to configure an Outlook client that isn't connected to your domain or network
How to diagnose that it is working correctly, and where the problem may be.
Common Questions and Solutions
Some of the more common questions when setting up this feature
Tips on Successful Implementation - based on our experience of implementing this feature we have collected together some of the techniques to ensure a successful implementation.
RPC/HTTPS on a single server: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/833401
© Sembee Ltd. 1998 - 2015.
Reproduction of any content on this web site is prohibited without express written consent. Use of this web site is subject to our terms and conditions.
All trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners. This site is not endorsed or recommended by any company or organisation mentioned within and is to provide guidance only and as such we cannot be held responsible for any consequences of following the advice given.
Sembee Ltd. is registered in England and Wales at 33 Scrivens Mead, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4FQ.
Registered company number: 4704428. VAT Number GB 904 5603 43.
Sembee is a registered trademark of Simon Butler and is used under licence.