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Creating Additional GAL In Exchange 2003

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I need to create an additional GAL because we have branch office that users frequently email but I do not want it to show up in main GAL with all our main office users.

Branch office users have different domain that is not apart of our Exchange organization.

I tried to create an Address List under All Address Lists but it also shows up in Default GAL.
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Question by:katredrum
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by:killbrad
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I believe you have to create a new 'Organization' and then place the data in that organization to be able to create a new GAL.  There is only one GAL per organization.  (at least that is my understanding.. not 100% )
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by:katredrum
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Do you mean organizational group?

I currently have all users in the Branch office created as contacts in a separate OU from the Main office users.

The Address List would work but I do not want the Branch office users to show up in the Default GAL.
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by:Andres Perales
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Is your branch office a different domain?
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by:katredrum
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Yes, they have different domain name.
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katredrum:  Not an OU.. an Exchange Organization.

HOWEVER, after some research, it turns out you can do it without a new Organization.  

See the link:  http://www.turanix.net/?p=8
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by:katredrum
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Good article. Hit is right on the spot.
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