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Allowing external access to a MOSS 2007 site?

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I know this has been asked a million times but...Allowing external access to a MOSS 2007 site

I just can't figure it out, here is what I have done so far;

  •  Extended the web application the I want to access externally on port 39397
  •  NTLM Authentication
  • Allow Anon = No
  • Use SSL = No (Ideally I will want to use SSL but just trying to get it to work first)
  • URL = http://<servername>:39397
  • Zone = Internet (I really do not understand what these zones do, I have tried extranet and Internet)

Then I have gone to Alternate Access mappings and;

  • set the Public URL for the Internet zone to be http://<FQDN>:39397
  • created DNS record internally for <FQDN> to point to <server> for testing purposes


So internally this works and I can navigate the site but on my firewall I have set up NAT for port 39397 to point to <server> but the page never loads...What am I missing?

MOSS 2007 Version

Server 2003 SP2 32bit




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