Directory: Name being duplicated / repeated


  • Directory search shows name being duplicated


  • LDAP
  • Directory
  • Active Directory


  •  N/a


1. Log into is external) using your netID information.


2. Navigate to the "MyInfo" tab.


3. Click the "MyProfile" link.


4. Click the "Select or Update your Gender Identity Pronouns, and Preferred First Name" link.


5. Click the blue "Edit" button.


6. Enter only your Preferred First Name in the Preferred First Name field. Please do not enter your first and last name inside of the Preferred First Name field. Afterwards, click "Save" or "Save and Back".

7. Please allow 24-48 hours for updates to take effect.



If you need further assistance, contact:

University Users: OIT Service Desk - 919 684 2200
Duke Medicine Users: DHTS Service Desk - 919 684 2243


Article number: KB0023777

Valid to: September 21, 2024