?
Solved

The name could not be resolved.  The name could not be matched to a name in the address list

Posted on 2004-04-12
4
Medium Priority
?
11,105 Views
Last Modified: 2011-08-18
Hi.  Im using Microsoft Server 2003, Enterprise Ed.
I have created a new user and mail box and when i try to setup the email on the client computer i receive the error msg, "The name could not be resolved.  The name could not be matched to a name in the address list. "  I have had a look around the users profile and i notice that they are not listed in the Global Address List.  As far as i can tell when i run through the wizard and create a new user a mailbox has been created.  And their webmail has been setup while the outlook issue is resolved and that works fine also so a mail box has obviously been created.  Any ideas, pls help
0
Comment
Question by:rick81
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:mwinick
ID: 10930922
Run the recipient update service.  I think the user needs to appear in the GAL.  Also, in the advanced mode of ADU&C make sure the attribute to hide from exchange address lists is not checked.
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:rick81
ID: 10933984
The RUS wouldnt update.  Needed to be continually restarted to update the GAL.  Applied Hot Fix No. 837444 - from microsoft.  Issue resolved
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
GhostMod earned 0 total points
ID: 11129339
PAQed, with points refunded (125)

GhostMod
Community Support Moderator
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many people use more than one email account and so it becomes difficult for them to manage them when they use separate accounts,  so, in this article, I have shared an easy way to add Other Mail Accounts in your Google Inbox. It helps to combine all…
Mailbox Overload?
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
Many of my clients call in with monstrous Gmail overloading issues with Outlook. A quick tip is to turn off the All Mail and Important folders from synching. Here is a quick video I made to show you how to turn off these and other folders in Gmail s…
Suggested Courses

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question