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Troubleshooting User mailbox Alias name

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  • Troubleshooting User mailbox Alias name

    Hi All
    i have a problem with User Alais names on Exchange 2003 Server with Windows 2003 Active directory.i am configuring user mailboxes with thier first name as thier alias name.The users are logging in the active directory using their lastname.when a user sends an email,his alias is displayed as his Active directory user account name not the name set in his Alias option under his mail box.i want his alias name to be displayed.
    Please Advice.


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    Re: Troubleshooting User mailbox Alias name

    The display name in the email is the "Display name" tab in the AD.
    If you want that every user will be displayed as his alias - change the "Display name" field in the AD to be the same as the Alias.

    * The alias was created to give you some kind of shortcut when you type a new mail for someone.
    CNE 5, CCA, MCSE NT4.0-2003, MCSE 2003 messaging, Exchange Server MVP.
    Tzahi Kolber - IT Supervisor
    Polycom Israel.