EMS Command to Set Legacy Outlook Web Access in Exchange 2010

If you will be running Exchange 2003 & 2010 simultaneously with mailboxes in both environments, you’ll need to run the Set-OWAVirtualDirectory command on each CAS Server in your organization.  The command to run is:


Set-OWAVirtualDirectory -Identity "CASServer\owa (Default Web Site)" -Exchange2003URL https://legacy.webmail.domain.com/exchange

Simply change the relevant parts to reflect the settings in your environment.  This will tell Exchange 2010 OWA to redirect for clients with Exchange 2003 mailboxes to the appropriate OWA server.

About Rebecca Harness

Rebecca Harness is a Business Information Security Officer (BISO) for a publicly-traded, global information solutions company. As BISO, she champions security initiatives and recommends strategies to mitigate risk, facilitating innovation and new product development. She’s also responsible for representing the business unit’s security program in client facing engagements, conferences, and industry forums. Prior to her current role, she was an influential cybersecurity leader for one of the world’s largest transportation providers, known for transforming information security efforts into well-orchestrated programs. There, she developed an innovative methodology for delivering key information security priorities as a service model, leading to quicker adoption enterprise-wide while significantly reducing operational costs. She also led and modernized their global, multi-brand PCI Assessment and other compliance initiatives. In the early 2000’s, Rebecca developed one of St. Louis' leading Managed Services Providers from a startup in a spare bedroom into a mature consulting company with 30+ employees and 150+ clients in the Greater St. Louis Area. Rebecca holds many certifications, including; ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); and GIAC Security Leadership Certified (GSLC). She’s also a proud alumni of Hastings College and a longtime member of the Society of American Magicians.

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