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How to configure RPC over HTTP in Exchange Server 2003
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This article contains information about how to obtain a guide that you can use to help configure the remote procedure call (RPC) over HTTP feature in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.
Exchange Server 2003 together with Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 support the use of RPC over HTTP to access servers that are running Exchange Server. By using RPC over HTTP, users no longer have to use a virtual private network (VPN) connection to connect to Exchange mailboxes. Users who are running Outlook 2003 on client computers can connect to an Exchange server in a corporate environment from the Internet. The Windows RPC over HTTP feature enables an RPC client such as Outlook 2003 to establish connections across the Internet by tunneling the RPC traffic over HTTP.
The Exchange Server 2003 RPC over HTTP Deployment Scenarios guide contains background information about RPC over HTTP. The guide also contains detailed instructions about how to correctly configure RPC over HTTP. To obtain this guide, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=47577Note To download the Exchange Server 2003 RPC over HTTP Deployment Scenarios guide, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=F7D2D6E5-579F-4779-A6B8-7EF931EC02A5&displaylang=enThe Exchange Server 2003 RPC over HTTP Deployment Scenarios guide contains the following new topics:
For more information about how to deploy Exchange Server 2003, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/92f1a371-86dc-4839-9732-5a85525a0874.aspxFor more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831050/ )Description of the configuration options for the Exchange over the Internet feature in Outlook 2003
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/826486/ )You cannot use RPC over HTTP with a proxy automatic configuration script
822178For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822178/ )Overview of dependencies and requirements for Exchange Server 2003 features
Article ID: 833401 - Last Review: November 30, 2007 - Revision: 19.6