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Exchange 2010 Powershell: Get-Mailbox "No provisioning handler installed"

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I have an elusive problem.  I am using a PowerShell script to modify the SMTP Addresses of over 90 users.  I don't want to do this manually (I hear carpal tunnel sucks).

Important information:
AD Domain Controller(s) Platform: Windows Server 2008 SP2 (2008 Native Domain)
Exchange Server 2010:  Windows Server 2008 SP2 (separate form DC -- serving all Exchange roles)
PowerShell:  V2.0 run from Windows7 64-bit workstation running ADRMT
Here is my script, and the resulting output:

Import-Module ActiveDirectory


if (-not (Get-PSSnapin | Where-Object {$_.Name -like "Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.E2010"}))
{
    Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.E2010
}


$pass = ConvertTo-SecureString 'xxxxxxx' -AsPlainText -Force
$Creds = new-object -typename System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -argumentlist "xxxxxx\Administrator",$pass

$results = Get-ADUser -Filter "*" -SearchBase "OU=Users,DC=mylocal,DC=lan"

foreach($result in $results){

$ident = "mylocal\" + $result.sAMAccountName

    <#$Mailboxes = get-mailbox -OrganizationalUnit "OU=users,DC=CCBBC,DC=LAN" -ResultSize Unlimited#>
    $Mailbox = get-mailbox -Credential $Creds -DomainController "mydc.mylocal.lan" -identity $ident

        $Mailbox.emailAddresses.Clear()
        $Mailbox.primarysmtpaddress = ($result.sAMAccountName + "@group.mylocal.edu")

    set-mailbox -Identity $result.sAMAccountName -Linkedcredential $Creds -PrimarySMTPAddress $Mailbox.primarysmtpaddress

}

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However, when it gets to the "Set-Mailbox" command, I get the following output:
Set-Mailbox : No provisioning handler is installed.
At C:\ChangeEmail.ps1:25 char:16
+     set-mailbox <<<<  -Identity $result.sAMAccountName -Linkedcredential $Creds -PrimarySMTPAddress $Mailbox.primarysmtpaddress
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Set-Mailbox], InvalidOperationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 771ED1AB,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.RecipientTasks.SetMailbox

Does anyone have any ideas?
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