Rename a user

Using Server Management

To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the Domain Admins security group.

  1. Open Server Management.
  2. In the console tree, click Users.
  3. In the details pane, select a user account, and then click Rename user.
  4. Type a new first and/or last name for the user, and then click OK.

Notes

  • To open Server Management, click Start, and then click Server Management.
  • Renaming a user only renames the display name for the user, not the logon name or e-mail alias.

Using Server Management for Power Users

To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the Domain Power Users security group.

  1. Open Server Management for Power Users.
  2. Click Users.
  3. Select a user name, and then click Rename user.
  4. Type a new first and/or last name for the user, and then click OK.

Notes

  • To open Server Management for Power Users, click Start, and then click Server Management. If you are a member of the Domain Admins group and want to open Server Management for Power Users, click Start, click Run, and then type: %systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\SmallBusinessServer\Administration\mysbsconsole.msc
  • Renaming a user only renames the display name for the user, not the logon name or e-mail alias.

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