2008-03-17 21:28:51 UTC
I recently tryed to connect to my OWA virtual directory without success, and
don't find a solution to my problem.
I think the problem occured after installation of updates from WSUS but i'm
When i restart my server everything seem to work fine, but when i try to
connect to my OWA Virtual directory, i've the following message :
Outlook Web Access did not initialize. An event has been logged so that
the system administrator can resolve the issue. Please contact technical
support for your organization.
Unable to create Internet Information Services (IIS) directory entry.
Error message is: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80005008. HResult = -2147463160.
and i've the following event in eventviewer :
Event Type: Error / Event Source: MSExchange OWA / Event Category:
ADNotifications / Event ID: 65 / Date: 3/16/2008 / Time: 6:38:45 PM /
User: N/A / Computer:
An error occurred while the Outlook Web Access configuration settings were
being loaded. Virtual directory: "owa". Web site: "Default Web Site".
"Unable to create Internet Information Services (IIS) directory entry.
Error message is: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80005008. HResult
I tryed to solve the problem by removing the OWA virtual directory and
adding it again
but it doesn't work, i've an error message undocumented :
[PS] C:\Documents and Settings\administrateur>Remove-OwaVirtualDirectory
cmdlet Remove-OwaVirtualDirectory at command pipeline position 1
Supply values for the following parameters:
Identity: #MYSERVER#\owa (Default Web Site)
Are you sure you want to perform this action?
The Remove-OwaVirtualDirectory cmdlet is removing Outlook Web Access virtual
directory "#MYSERVER#\owa (Default Web Site)".
[Y] Yes [A] Yes to All [N] No [L] No to All [S] Suspend [?] Help
(default is "Y"):
Remove-OwaVirtualDirectory : Deleting virtual directory
'IIS://#MYSERVER#.myorg.net/W3SVC/1/ROOT/owa' on '#MYSERVER#' failed.
At line:1 char:26
+ Remove-OwaVirtualDirectory <<<<
Does anyone have a solution, i don't have any idea how to solve this problem