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Exchange 2007

By ucf3 ·
Hello Everyone:
Can't seem to remember if there was a solution to this problem I am having.

I have a single user who already has an exchange mailbox. This user needs a second mailbox created. Is this even possible, and how can it be completed.

On the AD side, our naming format firstname.lastname@domainname.com
This user requires a single name like
john@domainname.com.

Can this be accomplished without creating a group mailbox?

Appreciate any feedback on how to accomplish this.

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Second mailbox

by p.j.hutchison In reply to Exchange 2007

Yes, that is possible, it will also need an Active Directory account as well. This is known as a 'Shared' mailbox (even ifs its only one person), then you can modify its Mailbox permission to give the user full rights on it. They can then add it to their Outlook profile.

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Second mailbox

by Nimmo In reply to Exchange 2007

Do they really need a second mailbox, why don't you just add an alias to the users account?

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New Email address

by p.j.hutchison In reply to Second mailbox

Yes, that is possible, open Exchange Management Console, click on Recipient Config, Mailbox and Find and open Properties of the user and add an additional Smtp E-mail address in whatever format you require.

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Alias

by Nimmo In reply to New Email address

Seen as though it's only one user that needs another address it's better just to add an alias to their account in active directory rather than putting an entry in the Recipient policy which would then apply to all users that get created post this change.

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