Creating the service account — besadmin
We need to create our service account, which must have a mailbox associated with it.
- Log on to the Microsoft Exchange Server or the Active Directory Server with an admin account.
- Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
- Right-click on the Organizational Unit (OU) or the Users container where you want to create the Service account and select New | User, as shown in the following screenshot:
- Ensure User logon name: is
besadmin and create a strong password that never expires.
Assigning a mailbox to the besadmin user ...