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

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Hello,

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.
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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.

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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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