The Redirect Catch – Another one…

My previous post about redirect explained a typical loop scenario while implementing the Deny rule on ISA Server. Looks like people just hate typing the /owa (or /exchange) these days, maybe because they already have too many things to memorize (I don’t blame them). Since many users are migrating to Exchange 2007 (and now also…


The Redirect Catch

Introduction   Recently working a case where customer was trying to implement the approach explained by my friend Tom Shinder on his post “Clever Way to Redirect OWA Users Who Can’t Remember to Include /Exchange in the Path” and it was not working. The approach explained by Tom is valid and works, but there is…


Accessing OWA Published through ISA Server from a Windows Mobile device…really?

Just this week I received around two cases where administrators want to access OWA through their mobile devices. Not Active Sync, not OMA….OWA. From the Exchange Team perspective this is not supported and the article below explains list the browser’s version and Windows’s version are supported by OWA:   Educating Information Workers About Outlook Web…


Unable to Logon Using Forms Base Authentication through ISA Server 2006

1. Introduction   Consider a scenario where external client is trying to authenticate in an OWA publishing rule through ISA Server 2006 using Forms Base Authentication. In this scenario ISA Server 2006 was in workgroup and the FBA was using LDAPS authentication method. Problem: authentication doesn’t go through; it keeps in the same FBA window…


The Case of Eternal Loop while Publishing OWA through ISA Server 2006

1. Introduction   This post is about a very interesting case that I worked this week, the initial scenario was: ·         ISA Server 2004 Publishing OWA ·         FBA Enabled on Exchange Server ·         ISA Server using RSASecurID as authentication on the Web Listener   On this particular scenario we were doing “two factor authentication”, first…