Monday, July 10

Modify attributes in Exchange 2003 which previously possible in 5.5

Previously in Exchange 5.5, there are lots more attribute that can be enter in Exchange 5.5 administrators. However, those attributes is taken off from Exchange 2000 and 2003, store in attributes but not shown. A good example is assistant attribute.


To those who is still would like those entry to be publish and alter,


To let users update attributes on their own accounts against the server that is running Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, follow these steps:


  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers.
  2. Right-click the Domain container, and then click Delegate Control.
  3. Click Add, click the special account Self, click OK, and then click Next. 
  4. Click to select the Create a custom task to delegate check box, and then click Next. 
  5. Click to select the Only the following objects in the folder check box, click User objects in the list, and then click Next. 
  6. Click to select the Property-specific check box, set each attribute that you want your users to modify, and then click Next. 
  7. Click Finish.


Users can now use Galmod32 or the Windows Search applet to update their information in Active Directory.


The permissions on your user account determine the global address list entries that you can modify. If you have Domain Users permissions, you can modify the following fields in your own global address book entry:

  • Address
  • City 
  • Business Phone Number
  • State
  • Fax
  • Home Phone Number
  • Mobile Phone Number
  • Notes 
  • Office
  • Pager
  • Zip Code


If you have Domain Administrator permissions, you can modify the following fields:

  • Assistant
  • Company
  • Country
  • Department
  • Title


Note The Country attribute is not displayed as a text box in the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in. When you use GAL Modify to change the Country attribute, the changes are displayed in the Outlook Address Book instead of in the user attributes in the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in.


FOR MORE Information, please visit Microsoft KB article - 272198