RE: OWA 503 Service Unavailable

  • From: "Joe Aldeguer" <jaldeguer@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 16:32:12 -0400

Had the same problem. Applying Exchange SP3 fixed it.

-----Original Message-----
From: J Alexander [mailto:jalexander337@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2003 4:23 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] OWA 503 Service Unavailable

Hi all.  I'm running W2k Server and Exchange 2000.  When starting OWA,
users can log in but then they get a message stating "The service is no 
longer available."  (It doesn't say which service.)  Once they click Ok,

they can use OWA without any problems except for the public folders are
available.  If I try to navigate to the public folder using IE 
(http://servername/public), I get an error stating "HTTP/1.1 503 service

unavailable".  I found MSKB Article 282230 which states that the
needs to be removed using the Virtual Directory/Configuration/Apps
section of IIS; however, my configuration button on the virtual
directory is 
greyed out.

Any suggestions on this?  Thanks!

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