Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Exchange 2010 - Change email only user into full Windows user

Posted on 2014-01-20
9
Medium Priority
?
359 Views
Last Modified: 2014-01-20
Have one user in SBS 2011 that was created as email only.  Now he needs full user account in Active Directory.  Is there a simple way to change over, or do i have to delete and create one from scratch?
0
Comment
Question by:071171
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • +2
9 Comments
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Patrick Bogers
ID: 39794906
Hi

To my knowledge you can create a mailbox for an excisting user but you cannot add a user to a mail enabled account.
My advise would be to create the new account without deleting the mail account. After creation off the AD account you can have exchange add an emailaccount.
Next i would give the new account full rights (send as, full permissions etc) on the mail account.
0
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:Jamie McKillop
ID: 39794925
Hello,

I'm not sure what you are referring to. There is no such thing as an "email only" user. Every mailbox has an AD account associated with it. Do you mean you have a contact you need to convert to a mailbox?

-JJ
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:davorin
ID: 39794930
There is no "e-mail only" user without AD account.
If you want to access email mailbox, then you need AD user credentials and a mailbox connected to that user. If you have just a mailbox, then it is a disconnected mailbox and you can not access it and use it.
So I'm not sure, what you want do do. I will need some additional explanation.
Maybe this link is something that could be usefull in your case:
http://exchangepedia.com/2006/03/how-to-reconnect-a-mailbox-to-another-user.html

You can disconnect a mailbox from one user and connect it to another user. But, as I said, I need more data.
0
Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Patrick Bogers
ID: 39794932
My guess he is talking about a mail enabled distri group.
0
 

Author Comment

by:071171
ID: 39795105
I was not accurate.  What i meant to say was the user account is created.  However, it's not seen in Windows SBS console, where i typically make changes to folder redirection, etc on an SBS server.  Is there any way for the user account to be seen in the SBS console if you didn't create it through the SBS console originally?
0
 
LVL 27

Accepted Solution

by:
davorin earned 2000 total points
ID: 39795129
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:davorin
ID: 39795134
You need to set msSBSCreationState attribute value to Created in ADSIEdit for that user.
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:Olaf De Ceuster
ID: 39795244
If user exists and dyou want to see it in SBS console you need to move user in the SBSusers in the MyBusiness OU in ADUC.
Once it shows in the Console> Users> click on user and run a template against that user using: Change user role for user ccounts  to make that user the same as all others.
Hope that helps,
Olaf
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:071171
ID: 39795255
Worked great. Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Fill in the form and get your FREE NFR key NOW!

Veeam® is happy to provide a FREE NFR server license to certified engineers, trainers, and bloggers.  It allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows. This license is valid for five workstations and two servers.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Check out this step-by-step guide for using the newly updated Experts Exchange mobile app—released on May 30.
Want to know how to use Exchange Server Eseutil command? Go through this article as it gives you the know-how.
In this video we show how to create an Accepted Domain in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Ac…
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…

722 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