Understanding Outlook Web App URLs
Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2
Topic Last Modified: 2009-10-14
Microsoft Office Outlook Web App in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 enables users to read and manage the contents of Exchange 2010 mailboxes from most Internet browsers. You can use Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager to manage the default URLs to make connecting to Outlook Web App more secure and easier for users.
Looking for management tasks related to Outlook Web App URLs? See Managing Outlook Web App URLs.
When you install the Client Access server role on an Exchange 2010 server, one virtual directory is created for Outlook Web App. This virtual directory is named owa. For more information about virtual directories, see Managing Outlook Web App Virtual Directories.
The default URL for Outlook Web App for mailboxes on an Exchange 2010 server is http://<server name>/owa.