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How to set up WebAccess URL redirection with IIS

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Environment

Microsoft Windows Server
Novell GroupWise 2012
Novell GroupWise 8

Situation

How to configure IIS redirection with GroupWise WebAccess (GWWA)
Navigate to www.mydomain.com and be forwarded to www.mydomain.com/gw/webacc

Resolution

Please follow the steps below to configure the default IIS htm file to redirect:
  1. Edit C:\inetpub\wwwroot\iisstart.htm
  2. Replace with the following:
    <html>
    <head>
    <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;url=https://serverAddress/gw/webacc" />
    <title>Redirecting to Secure GroupWise Webaccess</title>
    </head>
    <body>
    This page is used to redirect to the Secure GroupWise Webaccess server. If
    your browser does not automatically redirect you in a few seconds, click <a
    href="https://serverAddress/gw/webacc">here</a> to go to the
    secure page.
    </body>
    </html>
  3. Replace both instances of https://serverAddress/gw/webacc with the URL WebAccess.
  4. Save and Close the file.


Alternatively, there are steps provided in Microsoft Windows Server documentation to configure redirection with IIS:

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  • Document ID:7013124
  • Creation Date:27-AUG-13
  • Modified Date:27-AUG-13
    • NovellGroupWise

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