on Server2003 using exchange forcing at receiving site they will see not only sendername + emailadres but extra info when opening mailbox in

Posted on 2008-10-16
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I have e.g.  a user with name Rob Smart  how to force in setup on server that receiver will see in mailbox in
not like now  Rob Smart ,   and only when he clicks on line in mailbox in  while scrolling  
but like:             Rob Smart  (Bvvh Disp) ,
meaning  without changing his real name getting this extra info  
Question by:BIAPRO
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by:Andres Perales
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You would have to add or remove that item from the Display Name field in the user account properties with ADUC.

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I did , but sending mail nothing happened,  if I delete the account  then recreate it will show, but then I have to do this 40 times/users, or is must i restart server?
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by:Andres Perales
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you will need time for all of the changes to replicate, and your users will have to get the updated GAL, so this could take over night, unless you force the gal update on users.
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ok, understand, the term gal force is unknown to me, how to force that, else i wait till tomorrow

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in your esm you need to right click on the receiptant update service and select update now, that should start the update

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YES , we see full names now, thanks

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