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Dynamic Distribution Group Exchange 2010

Posted on 2011-03-02
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Im trying to setup DDG on exchage 2010. Im using New Dyamic Distribution Group Wizard. under condition section im asked to select condition.

I want the group to be based on Office Attribute which is not listed. There is a State or Province, Department, Company but no office.

Does it have to be done in shell ?

thanks

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yes it has to be done in shell


New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name Name -OrganizationalUnit contoso.com/Users -RecipientFilter {Office -eq 'North Building' }
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im trying to add but im getting error
New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name Name -OrganizationalUnit ta.local/My Company/IT Users -RecipientFilter {Office -eq 'Head Office'}

A positional parameter cannot be found that accepts argument 'Company'.
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [New-DynamicDistributionGroup], ParameterBindingException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : PositionalParameterNotFound,New-DynamicDistributionGroup

I tried without spaces aswell,

any idea ?
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i have managed to create it by :

 New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "IT Group" -Alias "IT_Group" -OrganizationalUnit "ta.local/My Company" -RecipientFilter {((RecipientType -eq 'UserMailbox') -and ((Office -eq 'Head Office')))} -RecipientContainer "ta.local"

the group has been created, i have changed Office attribiute on one user, then i righ clicked on group>properties>filter?preview and he is there. however when i try to send email to group it does nothing
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all working now, my outlook had problems, after restarting all emails arrived.
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it just doesnt appear in GAL
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for it to appear in gal it could take up to 48 hours don't worry, try OWA you will see it
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Thanks for your help
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