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Multiple email addresses to single active directory account

Several applicaitons are licensed by user and validate via active directory users.  How do you create multiple email addresses for a single Active Directory User.  For Example, I have 4 email addresses.
One for junk mail, promorions etc.
One for personal mail
One for Company mail
One for administrator

I check all of these and like having separate mail boxes.
The problem is that this adds to the number of users in active directory.  Is there a smarter way to accomplish the same thing?
Thanks
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kbettencourt
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txhockey26Commented:
Just need to setup aliases for yourself.   So if you open up AD Users and Computers.   Double click on your user object, click on Email addresses.   Click new, select SMTP address, put in the address that you want, click next followed by ok.   You should then see the email address listed in the list.   So if someone sends an email to that email address you just created, it will show up in your inbox.  
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grahammjCommented:
Sure, if you open your account in Active Directory (with exchange attributes, you can do this from the exchange server itself) goto the 'E-mail Addresses' tab and click 'New...'.  Select 'SMTP Address'; then enter the e-mail address you would like to receive.  For example, enter promos@userdomain.com, or companymail@userdomain.com.  As a side note, these will not open in active directory, and you cannot add an e-mail address that already exists in the AD (Meaning you will need to remove your already created accounts).

Hope this helps,

-mjg
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tigermattCommented:
Just add the email addresses onto the Email Addresses tab of your User Account in Active Directory. The downside to this is you will then lose the ability to send mail as each of those mailboxes - you will only be able to send mail using your primary SMTP email address, whatever you decide it may be.

Note that as far as I am aware, it doesn't matter how many user accounts are in Active Directory. Provided they "belong" to one physical user - you - as far as I am aware it doesn't matter. Of course, the only exception to this is an SBS server, which is limited to 75 user accounts.

-tigermatt
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kbettencourtAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the solution.  It was easy to add addresses that way.
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