Creating and Managing Exchange Contacts

In many situations, organizations are required to communicate with non-native Microsoft mail systems, non-Exchange mail recipients, and external SMTP addresses. These situations are ideal for an Exchange Server 2003 recipient type called contacts.

Known as custom recipients in previous Exchange versions, contacts are created in Active Directory and viewed in the Global Catalog in the same manner as a mail-enabled user object. Each contact can be assigned an SMTP address in the domain where the contact resides. This allows the contact to receive internal and external mail using the same email domain as mail-enabled users.

Creating Exchange Contacts

To create a contact in Exchange Server 2003, begin by opening ...

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