Global Address List (GAL)


Definition of Global Address List (GAL) in Network Encyclopedia.

What is GAL (Global Address List)?

GAL (Global Address List) is a list of all recipients in a Microsoft Exchange Server organization. The Exchange directory service maintains the Global Address List (GAL) in the Exchange directory database. The GAL typically contains

  • Mailboxes
  • Custom recipients
  • Distribution lists
Global Address List (Exchange Management Console)
Global Address List

The GAL can be accessed by

NOTE


Public folders are the only form of Exchange recipient not contained within the GAL.

Editor

Articles posted after being checked by editors.

Recent Content

link to Named Pipe

Named Pipe

Named Pipe is an interprocess communication mechanism that provides reliable, connection-oriented, two-way communication between processes on two computers. Named pipes are one form of client/server...