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Mass change e-mail addresses in SharePoint

  Asked By: Karissa    Date: Nov 12    Category: MOSS    Views: 1254

Is there a quick way of changing e-mail addresses in SharePoint? Our company
got acquired, so our e-mail addresses are no longer going to the same domain.
We used a Quest tool to do the actual AD domain changes, but it seems like the
tool didn't change the e-mail, so we still need a way to change @address1.com to



4 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Amareswar Karkera     Answered On: Nov 12

Have you done a FULL import? SharePoint imports from active directory
as domain\username but if the domain  changed then the users will not
be the same. username1 was oldDomain\username1 and now it is

Answer #2    Answered By: Cheyenne Jacobson     Answered On: Nov 12

Does WSS do profile imports? I thought that was only MOSS.

Answer #3    Answered By: Makayla Lewis     Answered On: Nov 12

WSS sets up a user record when a user is added to SharePoint. This is used in
place of a Profile for WSS. There is no ongoing import of this information.
MOSS also uses this information. There is a timer job that replicates
information found in the Profile to the Users table. The users table is then
used for things like the Welcome name or email addresses.

Answer #4    Answered By: Miranda Scott     Answered On: Nov 12

Should I modify this table? Seems like everything I read says bad things happen
when you modify the DB directly.

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