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Posted on 2008-06-11
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Hey all,

 I would like to know I have 2 sites each have seperate domains and sepearte exchange servers I want to setup a List of all the email address from the one location on the other locations exchange server so when they send a email they can just select the group I setup and it will mail it to everyone at the other location, how can I go about doing this?
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by:bcrosby007
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You can create Contacts in Active directory. You can then put that contact in a distribution list. Works great.
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Where is this done in active Directory is there a contact folder?
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In active directory, users and computers, create a new Organizational Unit called Contacts. Right click on the OU and choose, new contact. Put in the name criteria and choose next. Click Modify and choose a SMTP address. Put in the users email address.
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Ok now where do I add it to so that people in there email can see it
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by:bcrosby007
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It will show up in the Global Address LIst tomorrow morning unless you wanted to manually force a Global Catalog Update.
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I would like to manually force it I need it to send a email, thanks for all your help btw all points to you once we are finished
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Sorry how can I go about manually forcing it lol
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If memory serves... Go into Exchange System Manager and expand Recipients. Click on Offline Address Lists. In the right pane, right click on Defaul Offline Address List and choose Rebuild. Wait a few minutes.
Go into outlook and choose Tools - Send Recieve - Download Address Book. This may take a few minutes to finish.
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FYI - By default, it is set to run daily at 5 am.
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So because this contact is in the active directory it will show up in the exchange? And I am going about those steps now
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Exactly! At that point, they will show up in your Global Address List as well as any Distribution list you put them in.
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Great I went about the manual push it seemed to just go right away or does the process run in the backround this is a smal organazation so not alot of users maybe 10 if so then I really appreciate the help and I will assign you the points thanks again
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It does run in the background and scours your AD for changes. It may take a little while. I remember waiting 30 minutes once before it started showing up. We have 80 users in AD.
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WOW it worked like a champ I really thank you for all the help.
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All good.
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