Solved

Exchange 2010 Default Email Address Policy

Posted on 2011-02-14
3
928 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Ok, I have a brand new install of Exchange 2010.  It is installed on a Windows 2008 R2 DC (not my idea - I tried to talk the company into seperate Exchange servers) and was NOT migrated from any other Exchange implementation.  It's a straight install of E2K10 Standard.  Now, I want to edit the Default email address that every users gets - you know, the way you USED to be able to without any problems - but I keep getting an error that you cannot do this to the Default Policy.  I have tried everything that I can find on this subject to get the ability to do this but so far so bad.  The domain was named something other than the email addresses that will be used and during the installation I told Exchange that the organization was the domain name.  I thought I was being asked what domain Exchange was going to be working the email organization for.  Now, I am having the problem listed above.  I thought I would be able to simply edit the default email address and everyone will get the correct appended address to their account when they get an email address created for them.  I know this has been asked before and I aplogize for asking again but so far everything I have found will not allow me to change the address.  I don't want to change how the policy works just the email address you get when you're created.  Since I can't edit the email address, at this point  I am wondering if this is a permissions issue.  Can someone please tell me what kind of flaming hoops and rickety ladders I have to go through just so I can edit the email address so it'll stick?  I'm going to keep looking at this for the moment but I am hoping someone can send me in the right direction since I've been looking at this for a little while now.

     Thanks to anyone that responds and please shoot me in the right direction -
                   Jon
0
Comment
Question by:lanmanjs44
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:scriven_j
scriven_j earned 250 total points
ID: 34888730
You use multiple SMTP addresses.  Do keep the local domain name but have an additional SMTP address as the primary address, the internal domain is what Exchange will use for routing within the mail server.
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
scriven_j earned 250 total points
ID: 34888769
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:lanmanjs44
ID: 34889473
Even though I have looked this over a bit before I now have a much greater understanding of what I am looking at and have found the answers I needed.  

Thanks so much to everyone - I really do appreciate it.
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for Admins - 7 Day Trial

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
After hours on line I found a solution which pointed to the inherited Active Directory permissions . You have to give/allow permissions to the "Exchange trusted subsystem" for the user in the Active Directory...
The basic steps you have just learned will be implemented in this video. The basic steps are shown to configure an Exchange DAG in a live working Exchange Server Environment and manage the same (Exchange Server 2010 Software is used in a Windows Ser…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…
Suggested Courses

626 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question