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Hosting separate company on AD 2003 and Exchange 2003

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I have a client who is starting up a new business with very little cash.  To help him, I have offered to host his e-mail on my Exchange Server.  I am running an Windows network using Windows Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2003.  He will have approximately 16 people who need e-mail.  I want to setup and host his e-mail domain within my existing domain.  I want his users to have only his domain e-mail addresses.  I want to restrict his users to a custom address list for his company only.  I have been reading about this for a few days via Google, etc and I am confused.  Can some please point me in the right direction?
 
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Keep in mind, you will need 16 more Exchange CALs for him and I THINK you'll need Windows CALs too - that about $90 per user or almost $1500.  (He can buy them for you)

I'm not sure how you'd get a separate Global Address List... The whole point of a Global Address List is that it's GLOBAL.  Exchange 2007/2010 can likely handle this better... of course, better still, have your friend use a hosted Exchange solution - it's cheaper in the short term - typically $10-15 per month and no need for CALs, so 16 users can be as little as $160 per month instead of starting off with $1500 for the CALs necessary, not to mention your time and effort getting this setup.
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leew,

Thanks for the prompt reply.  I already have ample Exchange and Windows CALs for my server, so that cost is something I already bore a long long time ago.  I just need some technical assistance in reconfiguring my Exchange Server 2003 to handle this.
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You can easily add the domain and set the users so that that domain is the only one used by specific users - the Global address list is the only thing I'm really not sure if you can do.

Adding the domain is fairly easy - see http://www.petri.co.il/configure_exchange_2000_2003_to_receive_email_for_other_domains.htm
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leew,

Thanks again for the pointer, however, I have already done what you referenced; as a matter fact, I used the Petri.co.il article as a source.  The part I am really stuck on is limiting the new uses to one specific address list.
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Which I don't think you'll be able to do in 2003 (MAYBE 2003 Enterprise, but doubt it).
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