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Create Domain user with OWA access only

Posted on 2006-06-09
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Hi experts,

I need to create a new user in my 2003 domain that only has access to OWA – nothing else. That users needs to work local at the office where his laptop will be assigned a IP from our DHCP server.

He may be needing to add a printer, so it’s not a total lockout.

Thanks in advance.
/David
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by:NJComputerNetworks
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Create an account, and an email address for this users.  Remove the user from the domain users group and add it to the domain guests group.
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by:NJComputerNetworks
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(note: you may have to give this user explicit rights to the printer and possibly to OWA)
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by:TheCleaner
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Sounds like NJ is on the right track.

Make sure you remove all of the Exchange features in his AD account except for OWA.

Another thing may be to do what NJ said then:

1.  Don't put his computer on the domain
2.  Have him log in to his machine with a local account

When he goes to the OWA link it will prompt him for credentials, which you can supply him.  Then he wouldn't have access to anything else for the most part, and if he did try to reach another resource it would prompt him for credentials (and most users will then try the local useraccount they are using).



If you had said he doesn't need a network printer I would have said if your network can do it to put him outside your internal LAN and have him access the OWA site from external.
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by:TheCleaner
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Also if you wanted to you could setup the computer prior to his arrival, and lock it down to bare minimum using group policies.
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with exchange 2003 and a domain controller 2003 in native mode  you can use inetOrgPerson.
The InetOrgPerson object is designed to be used as an outward facing security context. Therefore, it is ideal for use as e-mail recipients for external users or for Internet access to mail in a hosting scenario.
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=822591

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by:dsl77
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Hi all,

Thanks for all you replies.

The InetOrgPerson option sounds like the way to go, but I don’t think it’s enabled. Where can I check this?

/David
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When adding my users to ’Domain Guest’ and removing him from ’Domain Users’ … he can still browse through to NETLOGON and SYSVOL – is that ‘normal’?

Thanks in advance
/David
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by:canali
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yes it's normal.
look at the sharing permissions...

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by:dsl77
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Canali ... the InetOrgPerson worked perfect! Thanks for the tip! ;)
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