error with some contacts in the exchange, instead of using .com the contact is using .local to send emails

Posted on 2011-10-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
SBS 2008 on server w/ exchange 2007
windows 7 , outlook 2007 on workstation

some exchange users when sending the email to: the email is in the contact list (listed smtp.username.domain.local)  are give the error above the users that are listed in the contact list as are ok.  

From: Microsoft Exchange
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 7:38 AM
To: username
Subject: Undeliverable:
Delivery has failed to these recipients or distribution lists:
The recipient's e-mail address was not found in the recipient's e-mail system. Microsoft Exchange will not try to redeliver this message for you. Please check the e-mail address and try resending this message, or provide the following diagnostic text to your system administrator.
Sent by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Diagnostic information for administrators:
Generating server: SCF-SRV.scf.local
#550 5.1.1 RESOLVER.ADR.RecipNotFound; not found ##
Original message headers:
Received: from SCF-SRV.scf.local ([fe80::8ddc:3016:b7ea:46f2]) by
 SCF-SRV.scf.local ([fe80::8ddc:3016:b7ea:46f2%11]) with mapi; Fri, 28 Oct
 2011 08:38:27 -0300
Content-Type: application/ms-tnef; name="winmail.dat"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary
From: Colleen Verzi <>
To: "" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 08:38:25 -0300
Thread-Index: AcyVZhrmEnJSzvbKTRy4x3hgll8fhQ==
Message-ID: <05EA61957016DB4EBC16AB5A5CE4D93B792C23F0@SCF-SRV.scf.local>
Accept-Language: en-US
Content-Language: en-US
X-MS-TNEF-Correlator: <05EA61957016DB4EBC16AB5A5CE4D93B792C23F0@SCF-SRV.scf.local>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Question by:lennykatz
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    just create a new mailbox policy and apply it as default e-mail address policy.

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