SBS 2011 - Enforcing remote user password policy
Posted on 2013-07-01
We are just about to enforce a simple password policy of 'must change password at next login'.
For network users this is no problem.
However half our staff work remotely and it may be several weeks before they get to login at Head Office again.
If I enforce the rule in AD for the next login, how will it affect them?
Can I just get them to CTRL+Alt+Delete and 'Change Password'?
We are running Windows SBS 2011. There are no VPN or Terminal server connections.
The remote users are on a mixture of XP and Windows 7 laptops and iPhones.
80% use their laptops and Outlook connecting to Exchange using HTTP.
10% use their laptops and Outlook Web Access.
10% Use iPhones.
The laptop users still login to the OurDomain rather than Local Machine when logging into their laptops. this has the added benefit of being able to open our SharePoint site without having to login again.
How will the password change affect this?
Thanks for your time.