Solved

modify Exchange Dynamic Dist List using EMS to ignore hidden mailboxes

Posted on 2011-03-02
1
852 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
So I need to tell all my dynamic dist lists to ignore hidden mailboxes.  I ran these tests.  Below, #1 did not work, #2 did (for creation).  See #3 below and help me get the correct syntax to change a dynamic distribution list using the parameters that are detailed in #2 below

(1) **DID NOT WORK**
New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "tgmtest3" -OrganizationalUnit 'mydomain.com/Americas/Groups/Distribution' -RecipientContainer mydomain.com -RecipientFilter { recipienttype -eq 'usermailbox' -and HiddenfromAddresslistsEnabled -eq $false}

(2) ** This works**
New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "tgmtest4" -OrganizationalUnit 'mydomain.com/Americas/Groups/Distribution' -RecipientContainer mydomain.com -RecipientFilter { recipienttype -eq 'usermailbox' -and -not(HiddenfromAddresslistsEnabled -eq $true)}

(3) ** What should this format be? ** - I can toggle like below and it says it is successful, but FALSE is not correct
Set-DynamicDistributionGroup -Identity 'tgmtest3' -HiddenfromAddresslistsEnabled $false
Set-DynamicDistributionGroup -Identity 'tgmtest3' -HiddenfromAddresslistsEnabled $true

Please help me.  I have been on this task all morning and it only should have taken me a minute.

- Stowy
0
Comment
Question by:stowyo
1 Comment
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Akhater earned 500 total points
ID: 35019374
Set-DynamicDistributionGroup -Identity 'tgmtest3' -HiddenfromAddresslistsEnabled $false
Set-DynamicDistributionGroup -Identity 'tgmtest3' -HiddenfromAddresslistsEnabled $true

will only make the distribution group itself hidden or not hidden from the GAL that is not what you are looking for

you should do a

Set-DynamicDistributionGroup -Identity 'tgmtest3' -RecipientFilter { recipienttype -eq 'usermailbox' -and -not(HiddenfromAddresslistsEnabled -eq $true)}
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
To show how to create a transport rule in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Rules tab.:  To cr…
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…

778 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