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What are Public Folder 'Globalevent 53420590' items in ActiveDirectory?

We are moving our email management to a 3rd party system.

I have just setup AD sync so our users have access to it.

When the 3rd party system did its first sync it found all our users fine but it also found over 2000 'random' email address in this format:
INFO|Found new email address - 65041@domainname.co.uk
INFO|Found new email address - 8dee8@domainname.co.uk
INFO|Found new email address - 28069b@domainname.co.uk
INFO|Found new email address - 232a55@domainname.co.uk
INFO|Found new email address - 2dd7a3@domainname.co.uk
INFO|Found new email address - 26b22e@domainname.co.uk
INFO|Found new email address - 3190ef@domainname.co.uk

I have no idea what these are so did and LDAP query:
proxyAddresses=smtp:3190ef@domainname.co.uk
Which gives me the atttached result.
we only have 20 odd Public folders not 2000!

Can anyone tell me:
What these addresses are
Can I safely get rid of them?

Thanks
Mark
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Thanks for the link.

I have found in AD where all the publc folders are listed: Microsoft Exchange System Objects.

There are lots of entries in there - is it safe to delete them thus removing the 1,000s of unused email addressess?

Thanks
Mark
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I haven now found where all the email addressess are:
-Exchange System Manager
-Admin Groups
-First Admin Group
-Servers
-SERVERNAME
-1st storage group
-Public Folder Store (SERVERNAME)
-Public Folders
There is a public folder called "internal". Under the properties\Email Addresses of that object are all of the email address listed as "fax" and not "SMTP" addresses.

Is there an easy way to get rid of them?

Thanks
Mark