reset exchnage password

I have an exchange 2007. The AD is not tied to the exchange server. How can I reset the mailbox password?
WIZU2Asked:
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MaheshConnect With a Mentor ArchitectCommented:
There is only password for an exchange mailbox user which is stored in Active Directory. If the mailbox is disconnected/disabled then mailbox is separated from the AD user. In that case you can login to AD domain using the credentials of the AD user but u cant access the mailbox bcoz it is disconnected from the user.
 So there is no mailbox password if mailbox is not associated with an AD user.

please try below link
http://www.ehow.com/how_6397841_reset-mailbox-password-exchange-server.html
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
you can reset user password in active directory

OR

use exchange shell to reset the user password
For ex.
set-mailbox -identity user@domain.com -password newpassword

You must obey active directory password policy restriction in either case.

Thanks
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suriyaehnopCommented:
Exchange server is dependent on Active Directory. Without it , exchange can't be functioned.

You can't reset password using Set-Mailbox, there is no "-password" attributes available

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123981(v=exchg.141).aspx

If can use ADUC to reset the password and if you want to change password via powershell, you can install Active Directory Management Shell.

However, this management shell require Active Directory Web Services. your AD currently running on which server OS? Window 2008 Server? Windows 2008 R2?
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WIZU2Author Commented:
There is no user in active directory for this mailbox.

I tried the power shell and I get a set-mailbox not recognized. Do I have to run something before I can run those commands?
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suriyaehnopCommented:
Are you trying to reset system mailbox? Could you run this cmdlet on that mailbox

Get-Mailbox -Identity <mailbox name> | ft displayname,recipienttype
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