Outlook Web access and exchange. Session length

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HI all, Once again i a am here with another one of my questions and hope you can entertain it. I have setup my outlook and exchange to enable my computer to have outlook web access. The complaints that i am getting is that the session ends too quickly and they have to login again thus losing all that they have typed. I have tried searching on the net for a solution. Can someone here point me in the right direction on where to control outlook web access session length? Many thanks :)

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Hi Kervs,

here is how u set the settion time out

for exchange 2007
set-ItemProperty ‘HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\
MSExchangeOWA’ -name TrustedClientTimeout
-value 1440 -type dword

#include <standard disclaimer about mucking
with the registry.h>
#include <musing from author about when as a
company we will ever be able to stop making
that standard disclaimer about mucking with
the registry.h>

for more details check

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc162367.aspx

for exchange 2003
1.On the Exchange front-end server, log on by using the Exchange administrator account, and then start Registry Editor.
2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeWeb\OWA
3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
4. Type PublicClientTimeout for the name of the DWORD, and then press ENTER.
5. Right-click the PublicClientTimeout DWORD value, and then click Modify.
6. Under Base, click Decimal.
7. In the Value data box, type a value that represents the number of minutes for the time-out. This number must be between 1 and 43200. (43200 minutes are equal to 30 days.) If you do not set a value, a value of 15 is assumed.

Note The maximum possible value is 43200 for 30 days.
8. Click OK.

for more details check

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/830827

for exchange 2000
1. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
2. Locate and click the following key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeWEB\
3. On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following registry value:
Value name: UserContextTimeout
Data type: DWORD
Radix: Decimal
Value data: The minimum value is 1 (minute) and the maximum value is 1440 (24 hours). If the value is outside this range (inclusive), the value is ignored.
4. Quit Registry Editor.

for more details check

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294752

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