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New exchange 2003 user not being added to global address list.

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I added a new user in active directory (new hire at a client of mine).  The user appears to not be added to the global address list and its been about a week.  All of the other users in the past have worked fine.  But the problem is i use a fax program called Zetafax.  Zetafax gets it user list by exporting the exchange global address list and integrates the users account to their email.  I can't do this for this user because when it pulls the address list she is not on it.
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Try running the Recipient Update Service Manually and see if it populates the GAL
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doesnt seem to work
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Well,
How the FAX software pick up GAL, from local Outlook or directly from Exchange.
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theres an exchange connector
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Can you confirm if other users are able to see the new User in GAL or not.
Also, look at this Artcile : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/254030
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Nitin
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No, others can not see her in the GAL.  I havent made any changes to the server, this user just wasnt added when the account was made for some reason.
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Can you please login to OWA using the User credentials and confirm if login is successful.
Also send an external mail from the ID and see what you get
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Hi,
I had written this article for situations oike yours...see it here
http://www.nitingupta.in/articles/exchange2003/Exchange2003_New_User_Not_in_GAL.asp
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Nitin Gupta (gupnit)
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