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The Exchange email address policy cannot be configured

Updated: May 26, 2011

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Problem   The Exchange Server 2010 email address policy cannot be configured.

Features affected   Some of the tasks in the Users tab of the Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console may not work. In addition, the Set up your Internet address task in the Connectivity and the Home tabs of the Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console may not work.

Solution   To resolve this issue, you must manually configure the Exchange Server 2010 email address policy.

ImportantImportant
Pre-requisite task   Before you begin, ensure that Exchange Server 2010 is installed.

To manually configure the Exchange Server 2010 email address policy

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, right-click Exchange Management Shell, and then click Run as administrator.

  2. In the User Account Control window, click Continue.

  3. Upgrade the recipient filters for the Exchange Address Policy as follows:

    1. Type Get-EmailAddressPolicy | Format-List Name,*RecipientFilter*,ExchangeVersion, and then press ENTER. The command output contains "Default Policy".

    2. To upgrade all the recipient filters for the Exchange Address Policy in one command, type the following: Set-EmailAddressPolicy "Default Policy" -IncludedRecipients AllRecipients

    3. To confirm the change, press Y.

  4. Upgrade the recipient filters for your Address Lists as follows:

    1. To get and view the Address Lists, type Get-AddressList | Format-List Name,*RecipientFilter*,ExchangeVersion, and then press ENTER.

    2. To confirm the change, press Y.

    3. To upgrade the recipient filters in the Address List for All Users, type Set-AddressList "All Users" -IncludedRecipients MailboxUsers, and then press ENTER.

    4. To upgrade the recipient filters in the Address List for All Groups, type Set-AddressList "All Groups" -IncludedRecipients MailGroups, and then press ENTER.

    5. To confirm the change, press Y.

    6. To upgrade the recipient filters in the Address List for All Contacts, type Set-AddressList "All Contacts" -IncludedRecipients MailContacts, and then press ENTER.

    7. To confirm the change, press Y.

    8. To upgrade the recipient filters in the Address List for Public Folders, type Set-AddressList "Public Folders" -RecipientFilter { RecipientType -eq 'PublicFolder' }, and then press ENTER.

    9. To confirm the change, press Y.

    1. To retrieve filter recipient information for the Global Address List, type either Get-GlobalAddressList -DefaultOnly:$true or Get-GlobalAddressList | Format-List Name,*RecipientFilter*,ExchangeVersion, and then press ENTER.

    2. To upgrade the recipient filters in the Global Address list, type Set-GlobalAddressList "Default Global Address List" -RecipientFilter {(Alias -ne $null -and (ObjectClass -eq 'user' -or ObjectClass -eq 'contact' -or ObjectClass -eq 'msExchSystemMailbox' -or ObjectClass -eq 'msExchDynamicDistributionList' -or ObjectClass -eq 'group' -or ObjectClass -eq 'publicFolder'))}, and then press ENTER.

    ImportantImportant
    Follow-up task   After you finish, you must set the configuration status for Exchange Server 2010. For instructions, see The status for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 could not be configured.

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