How do I enable the Exchange Active Server Pages?

A. A. This functionality is new in 5.0, and enables a user to view their exchange mailbox from an Internet browser, such as Internet Explorer or Netscape. Before the Exchange Active Server Pages extension can be installed, there are two pre-requisites

  • Must have Internet Information Server (IIS) 3.0 installed
  • Must have the Active Server Pages add-on for IIS 3.0 installed

NT Server 4.0 ships with IIS 2.0, therefore assuming you have not upgraded your system since then you will need to perform the following

  1. The upgrade to IIS 3.0 is part of Service Pack 3 for NT 4.0, therefore you should install this service pack
  2. Once the machine has rebooted install the Active Server Pages extensions (these are included on the Service Pack 3 CD-ROM, \winnt400\Iis30\Asp\I386\Asp.exe)
  3. Run the Exchange setup program and select Add/Remove components
  4. Check the box "Active Server Components" and click continue
  5. The setup program will then continue as normal

Once this has finished, you will be able to connect to your Exchange mailbox by entering the URL

http://<Exchange server>/exchange

You then need to enter you Exchange alias and then click the "click here" text.

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