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How to edit Default email address policy after upgrade from 2003 to 2010

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We upgraded from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 but did not follow a true upgrade path. We upgrade the recipient policy in Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 before remove the additional SMTP addresses from the policy. Now, can’t remove the other accepted domain because the Default emails address policy contains those email address. But I can’t remove the address from Default email address policy. And I can’t use Exchange 2003 to modify it anymore..  So, my question is how can I delete the additional SMTP address from the Default email address policy then remove Accepted Domain?  

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You can use the exchange cmdlet set-emailaddresspolicy
To get the syntax you need type this

get-help set-emailaddresspolicy -full


http://telnetport25.wordpress.com/2008/03/30/quick-tip-upgrading-the-default-email-address-policy/
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by:lena_mo
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I already upgraded Default email adddress policy. That's the problem cause i can not remove the additional  SMTP address that was setup from 2003. And those SMTP address doesn't show up on the Upgrded Defautl email address policy.
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So you are looking for a way to remove additional addresses from the proxyaddresses attribute?


If that is correct I am not sure of an easy way to do it using the exchange cmdlets. But you can use the quest AD cmdlets. The command would be this

get-qaduser | remove-qadproxyaddress -Pattern '*@domain.com'


http://www.quest.com/powershell/activeroles-server.aspx
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by:lena_mo
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yeah,, i need to remove the additional addresses from the Default email address poilicy,  then remove the Accepted Domain
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by:KenMcF
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You can follow the steps in this link to remove the accepted doamins

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa997275.aspx
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by:lena_mo
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Can't remove accepted domain becuse the email address still in the Default email address policy. I had to find a way to remove it from the Default email address policy first,,, if not it will error out.
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by:lena_mo
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This is the error i am getting:
Error: Can't remvoe the domain 'domain' because it's refereenced in an e-mail address policy by the proxy address template 'smtp@domain.com'
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by:lena_mo
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try that alrady but no help
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by:KenMcF
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You tried to delete the domain using ADSIEDIT?
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by:lena_mo
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yes,, but the domain i am trying to remove is not listed under  GatewayProxy
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I create a ticket with Microsoft with our issues. I hope they can find a solutions for it.
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