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I have a SBS server with 2003 and 2003 Exchange running on it. How do I update the Global contacts associated with Exchange? Are the user accounts on the SBS associated to the Exchange global contacts

I have a SBS server with 2003 and 2003 Exchange running on it. How do I update the Global contacts associated with Exchange? Are the user accounts on the SBS associated to the Exchange global contacts list. In other words if I go to the user account on my server and update the information will that update the contact list on each workstation in outlook? If not how do I update that contact list?
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exx1976Commented:
That's correct.  The fields that display in ADUC for things like "Title", "address", "phone number", etc, are where the Global Address Book for Exchange/Outlook gets that information.  Just make the changes on the user account and they'll reflect in the GAB.

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exx
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Shecky919Commented:
with the integration of SBS's pieces, the short answer is yes. If your clients are in cached mode it will take a while for the new info to be pushed out to them.
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criceparrishAuthor Commented:
Last Friday Iwent through the user accounts and updated each, the person in our company before me had just put each users name and email address so I wanted to add cell, home, and work extensions. So I went to the Address, Account, Profile, Telephone, and Organization tabs under each user account and updated the info. It is now Wednesday of the following week and it has not updated in outlook on our workstations? Is there something more I need to do to force the information to update to the remote workstations?
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Hypercat (Deb)Commented:
Where are you looking in Outlook on the workstations for this information to appear?  It should be appearing on the Global Address List (GAL) contacts.  For example, if you click the "Address Book" icon in Outlook to bring up the GAL, then right-click on one of those names and click Properties, you should see all of that information list.  However, it will not appear in the user's own Contacts list.
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criceparrishAuthor Commented:
It does show up in global,but is there anyway to force it to show up in general? Like when you click on contact in outlook and see them in buisness card view. Not just update in email to global contacts.
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exx1976Commented:
No.  The AD information only shows up in the global address list.
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