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Attributes for Exchange 5.5 Mailboxes :  name

This attribute represents the simple display name which contains only printable ASCII codes without any special characters.


LDAP name name
Data type String (max 256) without special characters (printable string)
Multivalue (Array) No
Heuristic 18 => Replicated between sites, no operational attribute
Access category

Admin access only

Ex55 Database name Display-Name-Printable

This name is possibly used when the mailbox is listed as a recipient in a foreign address book which doesn't support special characters. This attribute is not set by default.

In this case, you have to distinguish between reading the attribute variable from the object property cache and displaying the Name property which is a member of the interface-object in ADSI. The two alternatives lead to different results:

data = mailbox.Get("name") WScript.Echo data data =mailbox.Name WScript.Echo data

In the first case, you get the display name (if this attribute exists and was set for the object). In the second case the Relative Distinguished Name of the mailbox together with a leading 'cn=' is returned. You find additional information about this matter in the description of the attribute Name.