Every now and then my Exchange 2010 CAS server throws up and event 9217. A message is being deferred because two objects in AD have the same SMTP address. I am guessing this was done programatically by ILM. Its only one user. The email address it gives in the log is something like firstname.lastname@example.org. I go to the account of J doe and I see the address but how do I find out what other object has this SMTP address. It could be anywhere. A user, a contact or even a public folder although a PF is unlikely. Its like a needle in a haystack. Can I use powershell to find it? That would be the easiest for me. I don't like messing with LDP.
I am posting this in case anyone runs into similar issues that I did, this may save you a lot of grief:
1. Your NetBIOS domain name contains an ampersand "
" character. (e.g. AT&T)
2. You've tried to run any Microsoft installation…
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