Solved

Does adding a "contact" in AD use any CAL's?

Posted on 2004-10-11
5
242 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
I add contacts in Active Directory so that I can forward users email to external accounts. Does this use any CAL's either in AD or Exchange?
0
Comment
Question by:mrobert2127
[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
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Pete Long
ID: 12280072
No! a contact is just an AD object it consumes no CALS either per seat or per server :)


Pete
MVP Windows server
0
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
Debsyl99 earned 125 total points
ID: 12280095
Hi

No they don't. A contact is different from a user or computer in active directory or creating an exchange mailbox which have a recognised and unique security identifier. As you'll never log in with a contact (it's not a user account) you'll never use a CAL,

Deb :))
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Debsyl99
ID: 12282813
Hi,

Thanks for the points but I can't help thinking that either a split or acceptance of Pete's answer would have been fairer - he did beat me to it by a minute!



0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Pete Long
ID: 12284461
:( story of my like boohoo

mornin debs :)
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Debsyl99
ID: 12285233
lol - mornin Pete :))
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

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

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Microsoft is moving in-place eDiscovery & hold from ECP to EOP console under Content Search in Search and Investigation Options.  In this post, I will be showing you how to export emails to a PST file using the Content Search Options.
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…

707 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