Solved

SBS2011 applies extra password protection to IPhone

Posted on 2011-09-16
3
459 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I'm trying to set up Exchange accounts on multiple IPhone4's with a customer.

The server is a Microsoft SBS2011.

When connecting to Exchange it seems like the SBS is applying some strange security settings to the IPhone.

Suddently the IP wants to be configures with a 4 digit password to unlock!
Normally you could just go into settings - General settings Lock with code and just remove the code.
This is not possible as long as you keep the Exchange account!
If you delete Exchange account they you are able to remove the "Lock with code" again.
Anyone know if I can remove this setting on SBS?
0
Comment
Question by:Ohmit
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
marcustech earned 334 total points
ID: 36548832
The settings you are after are under Client Access in the "Organization configuration" section of Exchange Management Console - look under the "Password" tab of the Windows SBS Mobile Mailbox policy.
0
 
LVL 12

Assisted Solution

by:marcustech
marcustech earned 334 total points
ID: 36548834
0
 
LVL 76

Assisted Solution

by:Alan Hardisty
Alan Hardisty earned 166 total points
ID: 36549262
If you disable the PIN requirement - you will lose the ability to Remotely Wipe the phone if anyone loses their iPhone / Mobile Phone, so I would not recommend that you change the setting.

You can change the iPhones to not prompt you for the PIN if you don't use the phone for a set period of time, e.g., 2 hours, which is less annoying, but removing it completely is not a wise move IMHO.

Alan
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for Admins - 7 Day Trial

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
A list of top three free exchange EDB viewers that helps the user to extract a mailbox from an unmounted .edb file and get a clear preview of all emails & other items with just a single click on mailboxes.
To show how to create a transport rule 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 >> Rules tab.:  To cr…
To show how to generate a certificate request 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 Servers >> Certificates…
Suggested Courses

627 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