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HI, I trying to make a web page to let users change their AD password. The users will be logon by an SSL VPN connection and and will not be able change their password by using CLT-ALT-DEL
Only have one AD domain running Windows 2003.
Please let me know if there is a way to do this?  
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If you are running exchange you can change the password through Outlook Web Access.
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by:VPINOTT
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We use Exchange 2003 but these remote clients don't have an email account. Will OWA still work?
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by:lecutis
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No, they would need an email account.
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http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/guidance/identitymanagement/idmanage/default.mspx?mfr=true

MS actually help with the code somewhere in there if you want to develop it yoruself

OR a nicer way, is Rdirectory - i have used and like this program

http://www.namescape.com/
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How do I turn on the change password feature in OWA?
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by:lecutis
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It should already be there for Exchange 2000 or for 2003 the following page explains
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297121

This one may also help with your original question
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907271
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I made all the changes listed in 297121 but I only get a HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden. The front end server is win2k sp4. Not sure what I doing wrong.
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Sounds like you dont have permission. Try checking the permissions on the iisadmpwd folder.
You said front end server is win2k sp4, do you have backend servers aswell? If so what are they?
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