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Changed user's password but they're still sending e-mails

Posted on 2012-09-12
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A user was let go this morning from employment with us. We immediately changed his password, however, this afternoon he was sending e-mails to people here with his company account. We run Exchange Server 2007 SP3, so he may have been using the webmail from home. Can anyone tell me what happens with the webmail connection when someone's password is changed? Can they continue to work until webmail times out (which apparently takes 8 hours)? Or did something go wrong with our password change? The change was done by someone connecting to the DC and then using an already open ADUC window. The window had been open for several weeks, as it showed some incorrect information on some users. So is it possible that the password change this morning didn't actually take effect? I am having trouble determining what the cause is of this user being able to send e-mail. And my manager is asking if there's any way to see who is on webmail and I know of no way to do that. Is there a way to monitor that and disconnect people?
Question by:mauldlouie
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on exchange run

Get-LogonStatistics -Server Server01



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OK, but if we find they are connected to the webmail, how would we disconnect him? Do users get disconnected from it if their password is changed? Or do we have to restart IIS to kick them off?
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JAN PAKULA earned 2000 total points
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I believe that your problem is that this  user has established their
OWA session before the account was disabled or the OWA feature was disabled on
their account - so this person will be able to continue with that OWA session.
several ways out

1 Blocking the IP where connection is coming from in firewall

2 run issreset on owa server


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