Using Aliases in OWA

Posted on 2004-08-28
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Exchange 2003
Windows Server 2003

I have a domain account with the logon of test.
There is an exchange mailbox for domain user test using an alias of testemail.
How do I enable using the exchange alias to logon through OWA (use the alias of testemail, not domain account test).  I currently have to use the user's domain logon (not their exchange alias) to log on in OWA.  

By the way, you kick a**.

Question by:brianindium
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BNettles73 earned 500 total points
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Here is a nice tutorial for you ... http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/OWA2003Forms-based-Authentication-default-domain.html, if you want to use the username instead of domain\username or username@domain.com  .. I don't believe you can use the mailbox alias for login since the login is based on the AD account not the mailbox ...
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ColinRoyds earned 500 total points
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I agree with BNettles73
I don't think you can use alias as log in, but you can specify the default domain in IIS so only the username and password is required

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Sorry i meant to have bnettles73 as the accepted answer.  I ended up spliting the points between both of you.  I figured that there wasn't to do it but I wanted to check.  Thanks.

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