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Help with "Accepted Domain" and "Email Address Policy"

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So, we've added a new accepted domain and I created a new email address policy. It gave the correct priority, but the "Applied" value changed to "true". I was under the assumption that our Priority #1 "Main DOMAIN" is supposed to have the value "true", it is now "False" after we added the new email policy.

--Question, should it be turned back to "True" and applied throughout our domain? Also, when I try adding a new mailbox, the new accepted domain isn't available. Please advise. Thank you.
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a) Is this Exchange 2007 standalone or part of SBS 2008 ?

For Exchange 2007, any new domain you setup with EAP becomes primary. You'd need to change it back.
See important note in the link below:
http://sbs.seandaniel.com/2008/10/hosting-multiple-domains-on-sbs.html
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by:ostech25
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This is an Exchange 2007 CCR Clustered environment. We have 29 domains and the newest one needs the lowest priority. My main concern is that when I added the new EAP it became Primary and I'm worried that this could cause an issue with our primary domain, with a priority "1".

Changing it back to "true" won't harm anything will it?
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by:ostech25
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And, more importantly why won't the newly added domain show up in the @newdomain.net in the new mailbox creation.
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nope it wont. @ changing back.
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ok, that is all fine and well, but the new created EAP still has the value set to "true" and all other 28 EAP's are set to false. How can I get that back to "false"?
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by:ostech25
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Yes, this did work, but I still need to change the newly added Email Address Policy to $False
--I followed this command:
Get-Mailbox -OrganizationalUnit "ou-name" | Set-M
ailbox -EmailAddressPolicyEnabled:$False

And the value remains true. Also, the email address is not showing up when you want to create a new user with that @newdomain.com extension.
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Thanks for the points. The EAP needed to be changed to false.
I will research this and let you know...
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