OWA and Outlook doesn't show password expiration warning :Exchange 2007

I have Exchange 2007 running on server 2008

We have several users who works outside company , they do not logon to the domain

some use webacees and some outlook klient.

OWA and Outlook doesn't show password expiration warning for user who works outside company and they are not logged into the domain

Big problem :)

What can i do to fix that ?











johnfreakAsked:
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pvernocchiCommented:
Hi Jhon,

I've implemented a tool that sends email-password reminders to users 5 days before its expiration.
That worked...
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B HCommented:
outlook and owa, off site, are not capable of telling you how to do that.  owa might let you manually change your password, but it doesn't always work.

you could set those users properties in active directory to 'password never expires'... and then just manually change their password every X weeks while you call them and say here's your new password

if their password expired, or will expire in a few days, they still can't change it themselves anyway (off site)
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johnfreakAuthor Commented:

Hi Thanks for answer

which tools is it ?

Do you really need to install 3 party tool so solved the problem

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B HCommented:
sorry i'm confused here, nobody mentioned any 3rd party tools... please clarify?
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pvernocchiCommented:
Password reminder Pro, from SysOp Tools.
http://www.sysoptools.com/password-reminder-pro.aspx

I used a free one in the past, I can't remember it's name though.
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johnfreakAuthor Commented:

Hi bryon

it was pvernocchi post i did refer to :)
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johnfreakAuthor Commented:

Bryon

in this solution it says

But you can set the password age, let's say for 3 months, then your users will receive a message about the password change when they logon to OWA and they will be able to change it through OWA if everything is setup properly.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_23517731.html


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B HCommented:
that's where i said "owa might let you manually change your password, but it doesn't always work."  ... sometimes when using owa from the outside world, before users can actually get that prompt and change their password, you might need to adjust some security settings in IIS.  it might work though...

how do you feel about 'password never expires' ?

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johnfreakAuthor Commented:

Bryon

The Company i am helping with this dont accept 'password never expires'

They say that they have seen before OWA and Outlook  shows password expiration in other companies and now they also want that
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johnfreakAuthor Commented:

Its it possible you to tell me which security settings in IIS in server 2008 i have to adjust ,

just to Friday i am off now and will be back Friday
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B HCommented:
the link you referred to above is for server 2003, IIS 6...  your server 2008 has IIS 7, which has removed the functionality to change passwords via OWA

there is a work-around, but it's not officially supported by microsoft, details here:
http://www.eggheadcafe.com/software/aspnet/35218548/iis7-and-iisadmpwd.aspx
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pvernocchiCommented:
OWA 2007 has the change password feature out of the box. You don't need the IISAdmPwd thingy.
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johnfreakAuthor Commented:

Hi pvernocchi

If OWA 2007 has the  change password feature , from outside domain what can be wrong at my  

setup , where do I  trobleshoot , because my user dont get password expiration warning

not in outlook and OWA 2007
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johnfreakAuthor Commented:
OWA 2007 shows Password warning

users could just not see it
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B HCommented:
you accepted a statement instead of an answer and your problem still isn't fixed?
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pvernocchiCommented:
OWA 2007 has the change password feature, however I'm not sure it has a reminder. That's why I used a tool for that.
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