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How can I extract all public folder email addresses from Exchange 2003 server?

ppl_it asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-24

I've got an Exchange 2003 server with hundreds of public folders.  I need to somehow extract all the email addresses associated with the public folders and save it to a text file.  I've looked at various LDAP tools, but I'm not able to get a piece of software to export all email addresses.

I believe the LDAP attribute I'm after is 'proxyaddresses'.  Can anyone please suggest a method to accomplish this?
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Hi Veera1675,

Thanks for the suggestion, it looks like the tool is exactly what I'm after.

I tried running it against my public folders, but I'm encountering an error on certain public folders.  I've attached the error message.  Have you encountered this error before or know a way around it?  It's stopping me from running the export against all my public folders.
Veerappan SundaramSenior Technical Consultant

Open the exported file.
Check the last entry in the list.
Check the properties of the next folder in your public folder list - probably this folder will through an error while opening the properties - possible SMTP error
To fix this, either you need to Mail-enable or mail-disable that folder.

Hint: To find the probamatic folder easily, before clicking OK, have a look at the folder at which it got stuck in the tool.

>>>> Veera.


Thanks, the tool is exactly what I was after.  I believe there's some folders that need email disabling/enabling, but your suggestion was perfect for what I wanted.

Thanks :)

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