Setting MapiRecipient on your synced Active Directory (AD) contacts

Created: 2012-04-20 08:09:59
Modified: 2017-05-01 14:12:48
Tags: Active Directory Exchange 20xx UnitySync

The properties of an AD contact include a check box to ‘Use MAPI Rich Text Format’ on the Exchange Advanced tab.

On an AD to AD sync, UnitySync’s default mapping for this attribute is:

This will set the Destination attribute to match the Source attribute value.

Alternatively, you may use a custom mapping to set this value to ‘TRUE’ (checked) or ‘FALSE’ (unchecked) for all synced contacts.

Note: the TRUE/FALSE mapped value must appear in all caps.

For Exchange 2003/2007/2010

mapirecipient=TRUE (checked)


mapirecipient=FALSE (unchecked)

Exchange 2007 and later

There is a third option in later versions of Exchange - ‘User Default Setting’ . This essentially sets the mapirecipient value to not set.

To accomplish this in your connection, use a blank mapping like this:

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