change ownership of a mailbox to a user that is already in AD in exchange 2007

Posted on 2007-10-04
Last Modified: 2008-05-31
I have a issue where i have just migrated from NT4 and exchange 5.5 to win 2003 standard and exchange 2007 the problem is during migration i had some account problems and now i need to place mailbox back with the correct user. How can i change the owner of a mailbox in exchange 07 when the user is already in AD
Question by:thehidd3n
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    Does the existing user already have a mailbox? Is the mailbox in the disconnected area? If it is then you should be able to reconnect the mailbox to the existing user.

    See "Reconnecting Mailboxes"
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    Mailbox already attached to user, and the correct user the mailbox is meant to be attached to isn't but it will still not let me
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    This link almost fits your scenario to a T.  It should work for you as well:

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