Default offline address list not updating
If you are doing this task for real, as opposed to just learning about Exchange 2007 Address Lists, then involve at a cross-section of users before you design a complex, multi-levelled, address list scheme only to find that the end-users hate it.
Good news, behind the scenes Active Directory changes the members of the list dynamically based on LDAP queries.
This is the master list of all the Exchange 2007 objects, and the operating system won’t let you mess with it.
Fortunately, there is a well respected work-around, create a new Global Address List, and then ‘update’ the mailbox. Here is a free tool to monitor your Exchange Server.
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For example:get-help new-Global Address List Note 1: As usual, Power Shell uses a singular noun: Global Address List Note 2: There is another family of cmdlets without the word ‘Global’, their noun is plain ‘Address List’.
It worked for me, also maybe try a different name, I tried "Worcester2" the second time I ran the command.b) Check the Services snap-in. Method: Power Shell – Exchange Management SHELLThe situation, you have created and defined a new Global Address List using the above cmdlet.
Note 3: If you don’t get the required result either create a new Global Address List, else use set-Global Address List to modify the one you created earlier.
Just provide a list of the users with the fields in the top row, and save as file.
Then launch this FREE utility, match your Exchange fields with AD’s attributes, click and import the users.As a learning progression, by all means start with GUI Exchange Management Console, but note as each Wizard completes so it shows you the corresponding Power Shell commands.