?
Solved

Sharing an email in exchange server 2007

Posted on 2013-06-25
3
Medium Priority
?
348 Views
Last Modified: 2013-06-25
O.K. I have limited to no experience with exchange servers. The head IT went on vacation and I'm left to sink or swim. All I want to do is share an email address with two separate users. The email in question is being used by a client already and they are going away on vacation so they want me to make another user receive emails from that particular address. Already tried adding it but I get :

"Microsoft Exchange Error
--------------------------------------------------------
The following error(s) occurred while saving changes:

set-mailbox
Failed
Error:
The proxy address "smtp:office@username.com" is already being used by "siteinfo/ Users/current user". Please choose another proxy address.
* I've changed usernames and vital info with generic info.

Is there an easy way to do this? This exchange server 2007.
0
Comment
Question by:GregDSelwah
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
ScorchD earned 2000 total points
ID: 39276405
Just setup forwarding on that mailbox to the user or group in question, you can always make a distribution group for more than one user if you are just looking for a quick fix.
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:ScorchD
ID: 39276408
Sharing the inbox itself would require access to the inbox, if you want to do that then it would allow the other users to open the inbox on their machines or via OWA.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:GregDSelwah
ID: 39276441
Thanks a lot for the quick answer! Helped me out greatly!
0

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Migrating Exchange data from one Exchange Server to another server is complicated. Though Exchange administrators can try manual methods to migrate their data from one version of Exchange to another, these manual methods are not that reliable. That…
The article is for all the Exchange users seeking smooth and effective EDB to PST conversion. Exchange Server is the most widely used platform for messaging with collaborative sharing, Exchange online, secure working environment, etc.
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an anti-spam), the admin…
Whether it be Exchange Server Crash Issues, Dirty Shutdown Errors or Failed to mount error, Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery has always got your back. With the help of its easy to understand user interface and 3 simple steps recovery proced…

579 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question