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OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

Hello! I was wondering if anyone might know what Error number: 5 translates to when you try to change your password in OWA on Exchange 2003. We have the feature working, but some users get this error and I have not found much about specific error meanings.

Since some users work and other do not, I thought maybe it was a permissions problem, but it seems everything is setup okay.

Any help is greatly appreciated!


RE: OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

I am having the same problems...Any ideas?  Did you find a solution?

RE: OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

Are you changing passwords the same day the account is created?

RE: OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

I believe SP1 seemed to have fixed our problem..... I will check with one of our guys to make sure and post it ASAP for you if that is not it....


RE: OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

We do have Exchange SP1 and Win2k3 SP1 installed.

Nsanti...I tried to change my password as well as a test account through OWA and got that error message.  Both accounts were created a long time ago

RE: OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

As a sidenote... Before receiving the Error 5 message I was receiving "Object required" error message when I would try to change a password in OWA.I found this article  http://support.microsoft.com/?id=894825

I registered the .dll file like the article said...and now I get Error 5 when trying to change the password

RE: OWA Error number: 5 Password Change


RE: OWA Error number: 5 Password Change

Looks like I got it to work...

First of all, I forgot that I set the Password Policy to have a minimum password age of 30 days.  So the account I created had a new password and it couldnt be changed for 30 days (D'oh).  I set the minimum password age to 1 day.  Also, in the iisadmpwd virtual directory, I checked Integrated Windows authentication box in Directory Security.  Both of those fixes seem to work

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