[windows2000] Re: AD not updating name

  • From: "Dan Manell" <dan.manell@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 16:59:41 +0200

> Hello list,
> Why is it that Win2k server with the latest windowsupdates 
> does not show you the updated display name when you edit the 
> user's name (not the username) in the AD Users & Computers 
> section?  The update shows if I go into the user, but the 
> display is wrong, and can't seem to get it to "refresh" 
> properly.  Ideas?

This is because the Display name is a different animal all together.

Select the user account in question and press F2 or right-click and
choose rename and voila.

/Dan Manell

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