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Posted on 2010-11-16
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HI,

I recently had to remove our primary SMTP email address from the default recipient policy so that I can share the smtp namespace with our Exchange 2007 enviornment.  I did create a new recipient policy and added the SMTP address making it primary and making it non authoritative.  I notice that when I create a new user account and mail enable it, it is taking the primary SMTP email address from the default recipient policy and not from the new recipient policy.  I thought it would take from the new recipient policy as it has a higher priority.

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by:Viral Rathod
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Have you set the new policy as "Set as Primary" ?

Ref : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa997797(EXCHG.65).aspx
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Yes,  it is set as Primary.
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This is Exchange 2003 server ? Have you set the Highest Priority to New policy ?
http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Implementing-Custom-Recipient-Policies.html
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Thanks very much.  Moving this up in priority did the trick.

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