Configuring the Front-End Server to Assume a Default Domain
Topic Last Modified: 2005-05-24
You can configure the front-end server to assume a default domain so that users do not need to remember their domain.
After replication is complete, users can log on with just their user name and password; no domain is required.
For detailed instructions about configuring a front-end server to assume a default domain, see How to Configure a Front-End Server to Assume a Default Domain.
For Exchange Server 2003, you can enable the new forms-based authentication feature for your Microsoft® Office Outlook® Web Access clients.
In an Exchange|
Forms-based authentication allows an administrator to log users off after a certain period of inactivity. Exchange Server
Interaction between the client and the server is considered to be activity. For example, if a user opens, sends, or saves an item; switches folders or modules, or refreshes the view or the Web browser window, this is considered to be activity.
If a user enters text in Outlook Web Access items, it is not considered to be activity. For example, if a user types in appointments, meeting requests, posts, contacts, tasks, or other items, this is not considered to be activity.
|The Outlook Web Access premium version has special code so that typing in a message body is considered to be activity.|
|You must enable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) on the server before you enable forms-based authentication.|
|If you customize the Logon.asp page in the Outlook Web Access virtual directory in IIS, your changes may be overwritten if you upgrade or re-install Exchange Server 2003.|
For detailed instructions on configuring forms-based authentication, see How to Configure Forms-Based Authentication on Exchange Server 2003.