On UMS default installs, users may get in the habit of entering just the server name, and not adding the entire sub-directory for accessing the web application. This results in an unexpected page with an Under Construction message or a picture displaying IIS7. Either way it’s not UMS, and could be frustrating for a end user. Changing the root directory to be the voicemail directory will break the application as the paths will break the UMS webservice. A simple solution is to setup a redirect. Read more to see how…
In IIS there is an IIS start page that delivers the message displayed. This page is named iisstart.htm and is located in the C:Inetpubwwwroot folder of the server. Right-click this file and choose ‘Open with > Notepad‘. This displays the HTML coding that renders the page you see in the browser.
After the section:
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
add the line:
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;URL=/voicemail" />
This tells the web browser to redirect to the /voicemail directory on the same server and will display the Login page for UMS. Everything from this point is normal UMSLearn more about this topic at scansourcecatalyst.com >