Re: Problems with IIS Lockdown Tool
From: Bernard (qbernard_at_hotmail.com.discuss)
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2004 16:02:18 +0800
I run IIS lockdown on few hundreds box. I don't have any problem at all.
you can actually look at the oblt-rep.log and oblt-log.log to see what's
been done by IISLockdown.
-- Regards, Bernard Cheah http://www.tryiis.com/ http://support.microsoft.com/ http://www.msmvps.com/bernard/ "Matt Pelham" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com... > I resolved the problem but thought I should post a reply > in case anyone else evers runs into this. > > It seems the Lockdown tool removed the FTP service even > though I believe I specifically selected the option to > retain FTP. In any case the restore feature of the > Lockdown tool does not restore removed services. The > wierd thing is that the FTP service was listed but failed > to start. This left the IIS Admin tool in a state that > would not allow it to manage the IIS service. I > uninstalled the FTP service (since it showed it was > installed) and then reinstalled it. This allowed me to > manage the IIS service. > > After all that I still needed to re-inistall our SSL > certificate, configure security settings for SSL and > recreate the 403.4 custome error that redirects visitors > to the OWA HTTPS logon page. All is good once again, but > I don't think I would trust the IIS Lockdown tool again. > > >-----Original Message----- > >After running version 2.1 of the IIS Lockdown Tool on > our > >Exchange 5.5 Outlook Web Access (OWA) server, the IIS > >service no longer works. This is especially frustrating > >since I had previously used an earlier version of the > IIS > >lockdown tool tht didn't have options to specify the > >server was running OWA. When I ran the new version it > >warned me that it would uninstall the settings > configured > >by the previous version and then I would need to run the > >tool again to create the new lockdown settings. After > >doing this with all the default setting selected, the > OWA > >website and FTP site are not available and when I try to > >manage these services via the MMC a message says the > >service could not be connected to. I then decided to > run > >the Lockdown tool again to remove the settings, but even > >after this the problem persists. I have dozens of users > >who are understandably upset and I haven't a clue how to > >fix this. I am considering removing and reinstalling > >both IIS and Exchange 5.5 OWA, but it will take days to > >get it configured as before. Is there anything you > think > >I should try before resorting to this drastic measure? > >Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Matt > >. > >