Possible to have GAL display First name and Last Name in different languages

Jason VonD 0 Reputation points
2023-07-17T22:39:21.4933333+00:00

We have many exchange mail contacts that are for individuals who's names are primarily written in Japanese characters. We have translated their names to use English characters and entered their names into our Exchange system as mail contacts which are then automatically pushed in our Global Address List.

My question is, Can we somehow publish the same exchange mail contacts with their Japanese characters so it shows both Japanese and English in the GAL? My first thought was to create two separate exchange mail contacts. One contact in Japanese and the other in English. However, Because of the way Exchange is designed I can't point both entries to the same SMTP address.

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  1. Shaofan Lv-MSFT 6,690 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-07-18T02:35:47.3566667+00:00

    Hi @Jason VonD ,

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!

    Is this what you want? If so, you don't need to create two mail contacts in different languages, you can enter the English name in first name and the Japanese name in last name. Since my environment is set to English, I don't know how to use Japanese, so the Japanese name in the example is entered by pasting, you can copy the Japanese name you want to create into Notepad in advance for use.

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    Shaofan


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