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WSS 3.0 Form Based Authentication & OWA on same web server?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Ok....I have Outlook Web Access (Exch2k3) configured using Form Based Authentication (FBA) on my frontend web server under the default iis site.  The web address is https://exchange.mydomain.com.....works perfect.


Now, I have a second iis site called SharePoint_Extranet.  This site is accessible from the web https://sharepoint.mydomain.com currently using integrated windows authentication to access.  This site uses a second IP address, with the different host header.


When I implemented “Forms” authentication in the Central Admin page in SharePoint....I selected my extranet web app......and the problems began.


Apparently, doing this stopped the OWA virtual server.....and now when I navigate to exchange.mydomain.com, it presented the SharePoint form instead....?


Since these are production systems, I immediately reverted the SharePoint back to windows authentication, and started my Exchange virtual servers back up....and all returned to normal.


My question is, can these 2 services both reside on the same iis web server using separate FBA?  If so, how can I implement it without interrupting service?


Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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