?
Solved

Read Only OWA

Posted on 2006-07-04
3
Medium Priority
?
1,090 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-07
Dear Experts,

Is there a way to configure OWA to be Read Only so users can only read messages but can't delete or compose ??
0
Comment
Question by:ashkaat
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 104

Accepted Solution

by:
Sembee earned 1500 total points
ID: 17036205
You can't give full OWA read only access.
You should be able to do it with an individual folder by setting the permissions on the folder.
The user would then have to access the folder thus...

http://server/exchange/alias/inbox

http://www.amset.info/exchange/owa-urls.asp

Simon.
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:LeeDerbyshire
ID: 17036903
If you have URLScan installed, you might try disabling the POST verb.  I have to admit that I haven't tried this, and can't guarantee that it will not cause unexpected side-effects, but it might be worth exploring if you absolutely have to find a way.  Also, it will still appear to your users that they can send messages, even though they will not probably not actually get sent.  You could probably edit the icons to imlpy that they will no longer function as expected.

But there is no easy built-in way to do it.
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:LeeDerbyshire
ID: 17036917
Oh, in addition to the above, you would have to disable the DELETE verb, and block URLs ending in ?cmd=delete .  Come to think of it, blocking ?cmd=new will help, too.
0

Featured Post

Prep for the ITIL® Foundation Certification Exam

December’s Course of the Month is now available! Enroll to learn ITIL® Foundation best practices for delivering IT services effectively and efficiently.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

As much as Microsoft wants to kill off PST file support, just as they tried to do with public folders, there are still times when it is useful or downright necessary to export Exchange mailboxes to PST files. Thankfully, it is still possible to e…
If something goes wrong with Exchange, your IT resources are in trouble.All Exchange server migration processes are not designed to be identical and though migrating email from on-premises Exchange mailbox to Cloud’s Office 365 is relatively simple…
In this video we show how to create an email address policy in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow…
Whether it be Exchange Server Crash Issues, Dirty Shutdown Errors or Failed to mount error, Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery has always got your back. With the help of its easy to understand user interface and 3 simple steps recovery proced…
Suggested Courses

839 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question