How configuring Password expiry banner in OWA 2003

i already have configured the password change button in OWA options, it works perfectly.

i also have implemented a password expiry policy that informs user 5 days before to change their password.

i just need to have that yellow banner in OWA which pops up. how can i configure that? or does it automatically pops up for OWA users when the password expires?
boxexpertAsked:
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roomstoreConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Here's your solution, I just fixed mine. Evidently the update for daylight savings (KB926666) broke the yellow password expiration message banner seen in OWA 2003.

Follow the steps in this KB article and it will work again:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/937011

Note: I had to manually create the key in Step 1. Step 6, I did not have to reboot.

-Jason
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BusbarSolutions ArchitectCommented:
it will not popup, it will be a warning message on the top of the OWA
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
thats exactly what i need. do i have to configure this separately or does it happen automatically?
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BusbarSolutions ArchitectCommented:
no automatically, but you will have to configure password change function in OWA, did you do that
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
yes,i have done that alreasy and it works fine. the time expiry policy has also been set for 30 days and 4 days before the users will receive a password expiry notification.

will that happen also in OWA or do i have to do any additional tasks?

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BusbarSolutions ArchitectCommented:
password expiry notification is nor recieved at MS outlook, they will just appear from OWA.
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
thats ok, this is what i want.  but how to configure that banner that shows up in OWA? this is my main task to do
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BusbarSolutions ArchitectCommented:
want to customize it, as far as I know you cannot
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
we have it working on all of our users,the same we want to have for OWA. our password expiry notification is set to 5 days. users do receive a notification.

dont tell me it doesnt work because i know it does. i jsut need to know the trick to get it running in OWA
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
but did you upgrade to exchange 2003?

we had originally an exchange 5.5 environment, but paralles we did build up a pure exchange 2003 organization. therefore, no upgrade from 5.5 or 2000

does that manual you posted still work?
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roomstoreCommented:
Boxexpert, We are trying to assist, kindly use a more friendlier tone.

No, I migrated from 5.5 to 2003, seperate domains.

Yes, the KB article still works. I used it this past Monday to get my password message to appear.

You may want to also reference this to ensure your IIS is set properly: http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=1375392&SiteID=17 . I would try the former KB article first, as my IIS was set properly.

Regards, J
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
im sorry,did i say something wrong?

my IIS is working fine. im just not sure if that article is working. we have setup a new exchange organisation,parallel to the 5.5 we turned off afterwards.

well, thank you so far
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
roomstore:

on which server do i have to add those settings? schema master or any other DC?
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roomstoreCommented:
Box,

Any DC should do, but I did perform these steps on the DC which holds the Schema master FSMO role. Then I used replmon.exe to ensure that all my DC's had replicated the change.

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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
and step 1 has also to be done on the schema master too,right`?
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roomstoreCommented:
Any DC should work. With this step -- You're telling the DS to replicate the change that you will make in step 4 to all other DC's in your domain.

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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
insufficient access rights

this is what shows up now. i am member of schema,domain and enterprise admins...no idea where else i could add myself in to
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roomstoreCommented:
Which step gives you this error? Try using the default Administrator account if not already doing so.
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
the last step, when i try to set the value to "true", then the message pops up
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roomstoreCommented:
So you created the DWORD reg key Schema Update Allowed and set the hex value to 1. Now in step 5, when you go to change the value to 0 (zero) it gives the access error?

Right click the Parameters key, and check the Permissions for the account you are using.
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
ok,it worked. now is the next step
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roomstoreCommented:
Cool. You'll need to find a user who's password is currently due to expire, someone who is getting the message when logging on to a pc. When you find that person, have them log onto OWA to see if the password expiration appears there as well.

If not, proceed to step 6. It says you may need to reboot the DC that these actions where performed from.
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
will do and report the outcome.

although im a bit nervous by editing the AD schema, one really never knows....
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roomstoreCommented:
Did it work?
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boxexpertAuthor Commented:
not sure. didnt had the time to test it seriously, although on a testuser it happened that a http error showed up......
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