Solved Outlook takes forever to connect using Outlook Anywhere

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July 16, 2012 at 13:01:06
Specs: Windows Vista, 2.667 GHz / 8110 MB
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I was setting up a new Exchange Server and testing Outlook Anywhere. It took about 30 seconds before it would even make a connection. After troubleshooting, I found that it wasn't even trying to connect over HTTPS but RPC. Eventually I found that it was because of a wildcard record on the public DNS domain was pointing to a windows server that was listening on port 135. I deleted the wildcard record and since it couldn't resolve the internal name of the server, it connected right away to Outlook Anywhere. As far as I found, there is no documentation of this particular problem anywhere online.

Andrew Leonard
BL Technical Services
IT Support Maryland

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July 17, 2012 at 23:11:46
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This would be better done as a 'How-to' in order for it to be kept. Would you like to re-do it as such?

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