> I deployed SBS 2003 R2 into our company this past Monday. When
> creating users I mispelled the last name for one. Today she noticed
> that her last name was mispelled. Within the server managment
> console I have renamed the user in the manage users section, but it
> only changed the name & not her email addresses. I went into
> properties and changed every reference to the wrong email address and
> deleted the references to the wrong email address in the all of the
> tabs. In addition I went to the active directory section, selected
> the user and made sure all of the changes were made. When I went to
> the POP3 connetor manager I could see that her exchange box was not
> listed so I changed it to the proper box.
> Everything else seems to have been updated, but her name is still
> mispelled on all clients when they select her name from the global
> address list. Viewing the properties shows her old (incorrect) email
> address in the smpt section.
> Her name is spelled correctly when I displayed the global address
> list that I could find in exchange.
> Is this something that takes time for active directory to propagate
> to the clients?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Yes, it takes time.
Force an offline address book update in Exchange System Manager (right-click
on it / rebuild) and tell all your cached-mode clients to re-download the
address book (tools | send/receive settings | download address book).