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Users cannot change password under OWA.

I have been trying to enable the feature on OWA for users to change their password, but it doesnt want to work, i have followed up couple of articles but it doesnt help me, i am attaching the picture of the error message i am getting and we are running MS SBS 2003 SP2 in a single farm environment, means only one exchange server,  the articles that i have followed so far are;
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297121 
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/833734/ 
http://www.petri.co.il/enable_password_changing_through_owa_in_exchange_2003.htm

I have also tried to access our exchange server through this link;
http://exchange server/IISADMPWD/Aexp2b.asp
but it gives the same error, that i have attached below.

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There are some minor differences between standard Exchange version of OWA and SBS OWA. Have a look at the following SBS specific instructions and see if they point out anything different to help with your problem:
http://www.smallbizserver.net/Default.aspx?tabid=53&forumid=26&postid=9613&view=topic
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I think there is no difference between the one that i have tried;
http://www.petri.co.il/enable_password_changing_through_owa_in_exchange_2003.htm
with the one that you have posted;
http://www.smallbizserver.net/Default.aspx?tabid=53&forumid=26&postid=9613&view=topic
 
 
 
Your error message picture is not from OWA, but rather from SharePoint.  So I wonder if you have modified something in the standard SBS web sites in IIS?

Please review the list of web sites here, and let me know how yours compares:
http://techsoeasy.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!AB2725BC5698FCB8!175.entry

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I havent changed anything under IIS, i have joined this company, and they told me that they have issues with the IIS in the past.
I have reviewed your article, and i will write down how our IIS is structured in orderely mannar;
The internal IP address of the server is 192.168.0.1
Default Website:
IP Address--> All Unassigned.
TCP Port: 80
SSL Port: 443
TimeSheet: (I believe it not being used for anything)

IP Address--> 192.168.0.1

TCP Port: 80

SSL Port: Not assigned
Share Point Central Administration.

IP Address--> All Unassigned.

TCP Port: 32621

SSL Port: Not assigned
Monitoring (I think this is used for SBS server monitoring)

IP Address--> All Unassigned.

TCP Port: 8033

SSL Port: Not assigned
WSUS Administration.

IP Address--> All Unassigned.

TCP Port: 8530

SSL Port: 8531
Let me know if you need any other info.




 
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If you want to have a look at how our network is working or if you want to have a look at our network diagram you can view it under this post.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Protocols/DHCP/Q_23506415.html
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One more thing has started happening after i followed this document.
http://www.petri.co.il/enable_password_changing_through_owa_in_exchange_2003.htm
 
It is coming up with the password is due to be changed whenever I try to log on, although my password isn't due to expire for approx 10 days - that is, logging on to the workstation or vpn do not require/remind for it to be changed.

It then takes me this page.

Internet Service Manager
for Internet Information Server 6.0.

Your password will expire soon.

Do you want to change it .

If I select OK, I get
     
Error
The following file(s) have been blocked by the administrator: /iisadmpwd/aexp4.asp

If I then hit the back arrow it takes me into my Inbox.

If I hit Cancel it asks for my username/password again and then either (seems to be random) lets me into my Inbox or errors and if I have a session in my History and select that it will let me into my Inbox.

For some reason the logoff isn't working properly either and it always used to be.
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I should also add... that when you follow KB320202, be sure to reinstall Exchange using the /disasterrecovery switch.  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323672)

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Thanks for your reply, for exchange and IIS to be renistalled i will ask them, because it will require time, and i am not sure if they will be willing to do that.

Anyways is it possible that i will install WSS 3.0 side by side with WSS 2.0, by following this link.
http://msmvps.com/blogs/cgross/archive/2007/02/04/companyweb-sharepoint-v3-part-5.aspx
or is it not possible, just wanted to know if there is any other possible way of getting around this problem.
Thanks.
It's only possible to install WSS 3.0 side-by-side with WSS 2.0 if your current configuration is correct.  Since its obviously not correct, you'll just be adding gasoline to an already hot fire.

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Apologies for late reply, i have asked my manager, they are not willing to rollout exchange right now, but i will wait till this weekend and see how it goes.....
What do you mean "rollout exchange"?  They already HAVE Exchange.  Did you mean "reinstall"?

You basically have a rather messed up SBS installation.  So, my suggestion is that if they aren't willing to get it into proper shape that you don't make ANY modifications on it because you're likely to make things worse instead of better.

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I mean renistall exchange, as you suggested that IIS and exchange needs to be reinstalled.I am not going to modify anything, because whenever i try to do anything it breaks things up, so i will ask them today whether or not they want to renistall exchange.
Correct me if i am wrong i can install Exchange2007 and IIS on a separarte server, and link them to SBS.
Well, it's not that easy.  You would have to migrate to Exchange 2007 and then remove Exchange from SBS.  

You'll loose all functionality of the SBS management tools, and you would need totally separate licensing and separate CALs, so it's quite an expensive proposition, and really doesn't make much sense for a smaller company.  Instead, wait a couple of months and SBS 2008 will be released which includes Exchange 2007.

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