How to Configure Forms-Based Authentication on Exchange Server 2003
For Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003, you can enable forms-based authentication feature for your Microsoft Office Outlook® Web Access clients. Forms-based authentication allows an administrator to log users off after a certain period of inactivity.
Before You Begin
To successfully complete the procedures in this topic, confirm the following:
- You have enabled Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) on the front-end server
To configure forms-based authentication on Exchange Server 2003
On the front-end server, in Exchange System Manager, expand Administrative Groups if administrative groups are enabled, expand Servers, and then expand the front-end server where you want to enable forms-based authentication.
Expand Protocols, expand HTTP, right-click Exchange Virtual Server, and then select Properties.
Select the Settings tab, and then select the check box next to Enable Forms Based Authentication.
In the drop-down menu next to Compression, select the level of compression (High, Low, None) to use.
It is recommended that you do not enable compression in a single-server environment. Enabling compression in a single-server environment causes additional load on the server.
If you receive a message that states that the IIS service must be restarted, click OK, and then restart Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).