AutodiscoverSelfTestProbe fails when external URL is not set for EWS virtual directory in Exchange Server 2013

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013 EnterpriseExchange Server 2013 Standard Edition

Symptoms


Assume that the ExternalURL property for the Exchange Web Services (EWS) virtual directory is not set in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 environment. In this situation, the Autodiscover.Protocol health set is unhealthy, and theAutodiscoverSelfTestProbe probe fails together with the following event:

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install the following cumulative update:
2961810 Cumulative Update 6 for Exchange Server 2013

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about the Autodiscover.Protocol health set, go to the following Microsoft website: