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Query Excahnge Dynamic Dist list and export to a test

Posted on 2011-03-03
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I have Exchange 2010 SP1 and it appears that I need to run this to query a dyn dist list for members

$group = get-DynamicDistributionGroup -identity "AJ.All.Staff"
Get-Recipient -LdapRecipientPreviewFilter $group.RecipientFilter

The 2nd line needs -LdapRecipientPreviewFilter apparently rather than –RecipientPreviewFilter (which works with 2007)

But it will not work.  Please help me
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Question by:stowyo
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by:Akhater
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$group = get-DynamicDistributionGroup -identity "AJ.All.Staff"
Get-Recipient -RecipientPreviewFilter $group.RecipientFilter

works just fine as it is
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for a more accurate result you should use

Get-Recipient -RecipientPreviewFilter $group.RecipientFilter -OrganizationalUnit $Group.RecipientContainer
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by:stowyo
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I tried this and it did not work...
Get-Recipient -RecipientPreviewFilter $group.RecipientFilter -OrganizationalUnit "ou=BA, ou=Europe, dc=mycompany, dc=com" $Group.RecipientContainer

I cannot figure out the way to put in the OU.  

Also, will this show the hidden mailboxes?  I do not want to show those..
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by:stowyo
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Sorry, I just figured it out.  The OU had an incorrect domain name which threw me off for a while, but I found out that I do not need to specify an OU.  Here is the complete command for future geeks looking to figure out how to do this...

$group = get-DynamicDistributionGroup -identity "AJ.All.Staff"

Get-Recipient -RecipientPreviewFilter $group.RecipientFilter -OrganizationalUnit $Group.RecipientContainer

Those above commands should be on two lines.  The second line may wrap on your screen here at experts-exchange but needs to be entered as one command...
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