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Nothing visible under public folders

I cannot access any of the public folders under "Folders/Public Folders." Nothing is visible. When I try to "refresh," I get the following error:

The connection was aborted. Ensure that the settings on your Default Web site are correct and refresh the Public Folder tree.

ID no: c103b402
Exchange System Manager

What am I missing?

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This is usually caused by an incorrect application of SSL on your Exchange server. For steps to troubleshoot this error, see

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This was first published in March 2005

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