Solved

Acitve Directory and MS Exchange server

Posted on 2008-10-20
4
250 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
hi,

we use server 2003 and MS exchange........
if i change the email address in  active Directory,will she will be able to receive mail to that new address on our server.   can someone have two email address boxes on one server.  ( she got married and has a new last name)

so   "employee old name", and " employee New name"    are both received by the same employee, and that change just effecutated through Active directory
.
or is there something which has to be done in MS exchange?
0
Comment
Question by:intelogent
4 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
bhnmi earned 500 total points
ID: 22759550
You can rename the user account in AD. Then add her new email address on the email address tab of the users profile and make it the primary. This way she will still get her old mail and new mail, while sending out as the new address.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:intelogent
ID: 31507888
thank you
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:biggy_b
ID: 22759581
If you want to have more than one e-mail address (not MBX) per user, you can just add it in the E-mail addresses tab on the user's prperties in Active Directory Users and Computers.

As long as the domain name (the name AFTER the @) is the same as the usual name you'll be able to receive email sent to that address.

If the domain name is different (i.e. you have aaa.com and now want to also use bbb.com) then you need to read the following article:

http://www.petri.co.il/configure_exc...er_domains.htm




Source:http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=6908
0
 

Expert Comment

by:troublefixer
ID: 22759771
This can be done easily. FIrst you should create the new email account in the active directory. Then right click and go to properties. Then select the E-mail addresses tab. Then double click on SMTP. This will give you window add an e-mail address.  Type in the old e-mail address there, click OK and OK again. AND YOU'RE DONE.  :)

I hope this solves the problem.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you don't know how to downgrade, my instructions below should be helpful.
Many people use more than one email account and so it becomes difficult for them to manage them when they use separate accounts,  so, in this article, I have shared an easy way to add Other Mail Accounts in your Google Inbox. It helps to combine all…
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

816 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now