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

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


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Debsyl99 earned 125 total points
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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 :))
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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!



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by:Pete Long
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:( story of my like boohoo

mornin debs :)
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lol - mornin Pete :))
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