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Changing Pre-Windows 2000 Username

Posted on 2012-04-09
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I have a client that has been using an email address of service@company.com for years.

I just moved them onto SBS2011 using Exchange 2010. When I go to create a 'service' email address, I get an error saying that the username exists in pre-windows 2000.
Can I remove this?
Where do I find it so that I can remove it?
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Question by:LostInWindows
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by:Anuroopsundd
ID: 37823182
setspn -l for listing
setspn -d for deleting
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by:Obi Wan
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you can search through active directory to find the email address in question:

http://www.msexchange.org/articles/finding-duplicate-smtp-addresses.html

This should point you in the right direction

Jamie
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by:Anuroopsundd
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CSVDE -f adusers.csv to list the complete list of users and computers..
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by:LostInWindows
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C:\Windows\system32>setspn -l service
FindDomainForAccount: Call to DsGetDcNameWithAccountW failed with return value
0x00000525
Could not find account service

I looked at the .csv file. I have 8 users that I have created and this file has entries on more than 310 lines. Service must be a popular word (it is also in services)
What field would this information be in?
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Neil Russell earned 250 total points
ID: 37823315
Service is a BUILT IN ACCOUNT

You can NOT delete it or RENAME it

DO NOT TRY!! You will kiil your system.
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by:LostInWindows
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Is there a way that I can set up a Service@company.com email account? Exchange says that I can't because it already exists.
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by:LostInWindows
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OutputI used serviceemail as the pre-windows 2000 account and it worked!
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by:LostInWindows
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Thanks for the warning. I found the workaround in the post
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