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have issue on new users as they login to domain the user loggs in with (PC01) when email is sent the from displays PC01.....want to display as John  At Mycompany. Owner wants user to login to network under PC01..PC02 etc...so created as requrested.  When email is configured it finds PC01..Pc02. Send /Rec is working.  Had this working before but needed to reinstall exchange for new domain.  Just need to send as John@mycompany.com or John at mycompany as  the from field.  have exchange 2003 standard running in 2008 domain on seperate servers.
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have you tried to add a second e-mail address in exchange with the correct name and set it as default?
if you open dsa.msc on the exchange server, browse to the user, right-click and select properties. Then on e-mail addresses add a new one. It may take 20 odd minutes to replicate...

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yes have tried this I have several addresses in the address list but the primary is ie...john@mycompany.com.  tried to update policy but does nothing.  The email from still is sent to the recipient as PC01....
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have you tried to add the 'send from' field to the client?
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this issue was resloved by a simply reboot of the main server and AD.  

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The sugested resolution was already implemented at the time as I noted.  The changes were not being propegated until a reboot was accomplished.
Good to hear it is sorted.

May I suggest that you make sure that you check your domain controllers to ensure that you have no replication issues or errors in the event log?

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