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Exchange is the server side of a collaborative application product that is part of the Microsoft Server infrastructure. Exchange's major features include email, calendaring, contacts and tasks, support for mobile and web-based access to information, and support for data storage.

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Exchange 2013: Creating a Contact
In this video we show how to create a Contact in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center.

1. Log into Exchange Admin Center.

First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center.

2. Navigate to the Recipients >> Contact tab.

Then to create a Contact we need to navigate to the "Recipients" tab on the left hand side. Which we are on by default. Then we need to click on the "Contacts" tab along the top.

3. Click the + "New" button.

To create a new contact we need to click on the + "New" button. Then from the drop down select "Mail Contact".

4. Specify basic contact information, an external email address and an OU.

Specify the contacts basic information as well as their external email address. Also, specify an Organizational Unit by clicking on the "Browse" button. Then pick where in Active Directory the contact will be placed. Otherwise the account will be placed in the default Users OU in the root of the domain.

5. Click Save.

Click the "Save" button to create the contact.

6. To delete or disable the contact, select the contact and click trashcan icon and select delete. Click Yes to confirm.

To delete a contact, select the contact and click the drop down arrow on the trashcan icon. Select "Delete" to remove both the contact and its associated object from Active Directory.
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Exchange 2013: Creating a Shared Mailbox
In this video we show how to create a Shared Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center.

1. Log into Exchange Admin Center.

First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center.

2. Navigate to the Recipients >> Shared tab.

Then to create a Shared Mailbox we need to navigate to the "Recipients" tab on the left hand side. Which we are on by default. Then we need to click on the "Shared" tab along the top.

3. Click the + "New" button.

To create a new mailbox we need to click on the + "New" button.

4. Specify a display name, OU and email address.

Specify a display name. Also, specify an Organizational Unit by clicking on the "Browse" button. Then pick where in Active Directory the shared mailbox will be placed. Otherwise the account will be placed in the default Users OU in the root of the domain. Then specify the email address for the Shared Mailbox.

5. Specify the users who will have full access to shared mailbox.

In the Full Access box, use the plus "+" or minus "-" buttons to add or remove users from full access over the shared mailbox. Any user specified in this box will be able to access and manipulate the entire contents of this mailbox.

6. Specify the users who will have send as rights as the shared mailbox.

In the Send As box, use the plus "+" or minus "-" buttons to add or remove users from having send as rights over the shared mailbox. Any user specified in this box will be able to send email using the email address of the shared mailbox.

7. Click Save.

Click the "Save" button to create the shared mailbox.

8. To delete or disable the shared mailbox, select the group and click trashcan icon and select delete or disable.

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Exchange 2013: Creating a Distribution Group
In this video we show how to create a Distribution Group in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center.

1. Log into Exchange Admin Center.

First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center.

2. Navigate to the Recipients >> Groups tab.

Then to create a Distribution Group we need to navigate to the "Recipients" tab on the left hand side. Which we are on by default. Then we need to click on the "Groups" tab along the top.

3. Click the + "New" button.

To create a new mailbox we need to click on the + "New" button. From the drop down select "Distribution Group".

4. Specify a display name, alias and description.

Specify a display name, alias and description. Depending on your Email Address Policy settings, what you enter in the alias field could become the distribution groups email address. See our video on Email Address Policies. For the description field, I typically specify the purpose of the group.

5. Pick the OU location for the distribution group.

Be sure to click the "Browse" button on the "Organizational Unit" field to specify where in Active Directory the group will be placed. Otherwise the account will be placed in the Users OU in the root of the domain.

6. Specify the owner, whether the owner is also a member, and the members of the group.

Specify the owner of the group. The owner of the group can add and remove members from the group. The user designated as the owner can manage the group from Outlook Web App. If you don't want the owner of the group to be included in the groups emails, uncheck "Add group owners as members" check-box.  Then, in the box below, add members to the distribution group using the plus "+" button

7. Specify the join and leave options for the group.

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Exchange 2013: Creating User Mailboxes
In this video we show how to create a User Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center.

1. Log into Exchange Admin Center.

First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center.

2. Navigate to the Recipients >> Mailbox tab.

Then to create a User Mailbox we need to navigate to the "Recipients" tab on the left hand side. Which we are on by default. Then we need to click on the "Mailbox" tab along the top.

3. Click the + "New" button.

To create a new mailbox we need to click on the + "New" button. From the drop down select "User Mailbox".

4. Determine whether this is for a new user or an existing user.

First specify an alias. Depending on your Email Address Policy settings, everything to the left of the @ symbol in your email address could be mapped from what you enter in the alias field. See our video on Email Address Policies. Then either pick whether this new user mailbox will be for an existing user, by clicking browse, or, select the "New User" checkbox.

5. If for a new user, complete all account information.

If for a new user, complete all account information fields. Also, be sure to click the "Browse" button on the "Organizational Unit" field to specify where in Active Directory the account will be placed. Otherwise the account will be placed in the Users OU in the root of the domain.

6. Click Save.

Click the "Save" button. Your new User Mailbox and account has been created. You can now log into this account with Outlook Web App, or, connect with the full Outlook client.

7. To delete a user, select the user and click the drop down arrow on the trashcan icon.

To delete a user, select the user and click the drop down arrow on the trashcan icon.

8. Select Disable to remove the Exchange mailbox, or, Delete to remove both the mailbox and the user account.

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Exchange

205K

Solutions

73K

Contributors

Exchange is the server side of a collaborative application product that is part of the Microsoft Server infrastructure. Exchange's major features include email, calendaring, contacts and tasks, support for mobile and web-based access to information, and support for data storage.