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I'm currently following a guide on setting up an Internet Facing Deployment for our CRM - http://www.interactivewebs.com/blog/index.php/server-tips/microsoft-crm-2011-how-to-configure-ifd-hosted-setup/.

Our ISP hosts our domain so we have asked them to point the required sub-domains to the static IP of our CRM server. When I ping these (i.e. sts.ourdomain.com) either internally or externally it returns the static IP of our server.

I have installed AD FS 2.0 on the server and ran through the setup. It detected the wildcard certificate on port 443 as set up in IIS and I changed *.ourdomain.com to sts.ourdomain.com. However, when I attempt to view the federation metadata - https://sts.ourdomain.com/federationmetadata/2007-06/federationmetadata.xml - it attempts to load for a while and then "cannot display the webpage". Clicking the diagnose problems button gives: "resource (sts.ourdomain.com) is online but isn't responding to connection attempts." Server firewall is turned off, any ideas?


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Have you checked the event logs for either IIS, ASP.NET or ADFS errors? –  Brent Pabst Dec 7 '12 at 13:16
@BrentPabst doesn't seem to be any errors in either... –  Sean Hawkins Dec 7 '12 at 15:00
If you navigate to sts.ourdomain.com do you get the good old IIS logo? –  nzpcmad Dec 11 '12 at 19:27
@nzpcmad no - the webpage cannot be found... –  Sean Hawkins Dec 12 '12 at 8:29
OK - so it's a network / IIS problem not an ADFS one. –  nzpcmad Dec 12 '12 at 17:49

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