How to Apply an E-Mail Address Policy
Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2007-02-13
This topic explains how to use the Exchange Management Console or the Exchange Management Shell to apply an e-mail address policy. After you create an e-mail address policy, you must apply it to the intended recipients for the policy to take effect.
|Although this topic shows you how to use the Apply E-Mail Address Policy wizard to apply an e-mail address policy, the New E-Mail Address Policy and the Edit E-Mail Address Policy wizards also allow you to apply the policy as you create or edit it.|
For more information about managing e-mail address policies, see Managing E-Mail Address Policies.
To perform the following procedures, the account you use must be delegated the following:
Exchange Server Administrator role and local Administrators group for the target server
For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, see Permission Considerations.
Start the Exchange Management Console.
In the console tree, expand Organization Configuration, and then click Hub Transport.
In the result pane, click the E-Mail Address Policy tab, and then select the e-mail address policy that you want to apply.
In the action pane, click Apply. The Apply E-Mail Address Policy wizard appears.
On the Introduction page, complete the following fields:
Apply the e-mail address policy Select one of the following schedule settings to specify when the e-mail address policy should be applied:
Immediately Select this option to apply the e-mail address policy immediately.
At the following time Select this option and use the corresponding drop-down lists to specify a time to apply the e-mail address policy.
Cancel tasks that are still running after (hours) Select this check box and use the corresponding text box to specify how long the e-mail address policy task will run. The default is 8 hours.
- Immediately Select this option to apply the e-mail address policy immediately.
On the Apply E-Mail Address Policy page, review your configuration settings. Click Apply to apply the e-mail address policy. Click Back to make configuration changes.
Note: Although the process begins when you click Apply, you may have to wait several hours for the process to complete and the e-mail address policy to be applied.
On the Completion page, confirm whether the e-mail address policy was applied successfully. A status of Completed indicates that the wizard completed the task successfully. A status of Failed indicates that the task was not completed. If the task fails, review the summary for an explanation, and then click Back to make any configuration changes.
Click Finish to complete the Apply E-Mail Address Policy wizard.
Run the following command:
Update-EmailAddressPolicy -Identity <EmailAddressIdParameter>
For example, to update an e-mail address policy named Marketing, run the following command:
Update-EmailAddressPolicy -Identity Marketing
Note: Although running the Update-EmailAddressPolicy command starts the update process, you may have to wait several hours for the process to complete and the e-mail address policy to be applied.
For detailed syntax and parameter information, see the Update-EmailAddressPolicy reference topic.