[ExchangeList] Re: Simplied OWA URL after deployment and SSL cert procured

  • From: Danny <nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 11:09:28 -0500

-------------------------------------------------------On 3/22/06, Chris 
Buechler <msexchange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'd just set up a redirect on http://example.com/mail to send you to
> https://mail.example.com/exchange

Note, this not the same domain name.

Current: https://mail.example.Org/exchange
The new CEO wants: example.Com/mail

> The SSL cert is tied to the server name, and I doubt if your certificate
> authority will re-issue that cert with a different host name (I might be
> wrong though, it's worth a shot).  If you change the name of the server,
> the current certificate will always give people a warning in their
> browser when they connect ("site name doesn't match site certificate"),
> which will generate support requests and/or confuse users.  Both things
> you want to avoid, which is why I'd recommend the easy solution of
> setting up a redirect.

I'll try and run a test to see if I can get this to work.  I was
hoping to find out if this was even technically possible before I
spend too much time testing.

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