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Can you login Exchange 2003 with an alais?

Posted on 2008-02-12
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I have an existing user with an ID already created; but also added in a email alias.  They want to login with the alias instead of the other ID.  Can this be done?
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Question by:braxton42
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by:AdamRobinson
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Why not create the alias as a user and add the old ID as an alias to the new account?
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by:braxton42
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They are already using the account and did not want to have to make a new one if possible.
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With no offense intended, I think this is one of the situations wherein you should tell the user no.  

Is this a case of someone getting remarried and having a name change?  If so, why not rename the account entirely to the new name.  It can be done without breaking things.

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