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Add groups to Global Address List

We have an SBS 2003 running Exchange with about 25 clients.  From a client computer, I open outlook and click new message.  Click on the "To" button and try and add a contact or group to the global address list.  I get this message: "You cannot create entries for this Address Book."  How do I create entries in the GAL?

Thanks,
-Paul
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cmarandiCommented:
Global address list only reads from active directory ... You can create contacts in Active Directory and Global will pick it up.
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cmarandiCommented:
Global address list only reads from active directory ... You can create contacts in Active Directory and Global will pick it up.
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hodgeyohnCommented:
if you are trying to create entries in an address book such as this it needs to be a personal address book.  Create a personal address book, and you should be fine.
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paulfarmerIT DirectoryAuthor Commented:
How do I create contacts in the active directory?  Are you talking about new users?  Forgive, I'm a little new to all of this.
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hodgeyohnCommented:
not exacly.  what Paul is talking about is in addition to creating users in AD, you can also create contact.  it is the same idea as a new user, but it is just an object for exchange.
there is no login, password etc.
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paulfarmerIT DirectoryAuthor Commented:
More importantly, how did I create a new group if the GAL?
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cmarandiCommented:
You have to be domain administrator... If you are a domain admin, then you can from the administrative tools, go to to active directory users and add a contact.
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cmarandiCommented:
you can create the group in Active Directory also.... if you're asking how you "DID"... I'm assuming you already have created it, it was not done in GAL.... it's either in your personal or a net admin created it in Active Directory.  you can add contacts in the group too... but it's all in Active Directory.
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