Exchange 2010 - Link mailbox with another AD account.

Good Afternoon,

I am a domain administrator for my company, my AD account (nobuyoto) is causing an issue with one of our in-house systems.

My supervisor has instructed me to create a new account (nobu) for myself in AD and use that one instead.

Creating the new account in AD is no problem, what I am unsure on how to do is to connect my Exchange mailbox to the new account.

We are using:

Domain Controller: Windows Server 2008 R2
Exchange Server: Exchange 2010

Another thing to note is that my old account (nobuyoto) must not be disabled, as it will still be used for other purposes, just without a mailbox.

Kindly advise how I am able to link my mailbox with the new account (nobu).

Regards,
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Kev TomCommented:
In the Exchange Management console, you can right click on the mailbox and click on full access then provide your new AD account with full access to the new mailbox. The account will automatically show up in Outlook (Auto Mapping) in a few hours or you can restart the 'Information Store' service to speed things up (Not recommended).

Or

You can add the mailbox as a secondary or primary account in 'Mail' under control panel.
Hello WorldCommented:
Hi,

We cannot link an exist email address to other AD account in your environment, full access permission is great as Kev mentioned.

If you only want retain email address with new AD account, also don't want disable old account, you can export all mailbox item to PST, then disable mail for old account(it just remove the Exchange attribute, and don't delete AD account), then enable mail for new account with previous e-mail address, then import PST to this account.
For your reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee633455(v=exchg.141).aspx
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Thank you.
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