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Change I change the originating server for a global address list

Hello having problems with outlook connecting to Exchange 2010 and lookiing at the default global address list the originating server is an old exchange server that was removed.  Can I change the originiating server to be the new one?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Kotteeswaran Rajendran

Akhater

just go to EMC -> org config -> mailbox -> open the offline address book tab -> right click on your address list and move it
Manpreet SIngh Khatra

I guess your speaking about OAB and not GAL ?
Is the other server a Mailbox server as only a Mailbox server can build a Address List

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Hi, cant move the OAB because I only have one server.  Does it matter if the GAL says originating server old2007mailserver
Manpreet SIngh Khatra

GAL can you please share a screenshot of GAL ? Ideally if OAB it should be pointing to Exchange 2010 as i assume you would retire the old 2007 server is sometime from now

- Rancy
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VERBOSE: Connecting to MAIL1.domain.local
VERBOSE: Connected to MAIL1.domain.local.
[PS] C:\Windows\system32>get-GlobalAddressList|fl


RunspaceId                   : 988017a6-d5ee-49fe-99b1-ddcc33924d9d
IsDefaultGlobalAddressList   : True
Name                         : Default Global Address List
RecipientFilter              : (Alias -ne $null -and (((((ObjectClass -eq 'user' -or ObjectClass -eq 'contact') -or Obj
                               ectClass -eq 'msexchsystemmailbox') -or ObjectClass -eq 'msexchdynamicdistributionlist')
                                -or ObjectClass -eq 'group') -or ObjectClass -eq 'publicfolder'))
LdapRecipientFilter          : (&(mailNickname=*)(|(objectClass=user)(objectClass=contact)(objectClass=msexchsystemmail
                               box)(objectClass=msexchdynamicdistributionlist)(objectClass=group)(objectClass=publicfol
                               der)))
LastUpdatedRecipientFilter   : (Alias -ne $null -and (ObjectClass -eq 'user' -or ObjectClass -eq 'contact' -or ObjectCl
                               ass -eq 'msExchSystemMailbox' -or ObjectClass -eq 'msExchDynamicDistributionList' -or Ob
                               jectClass -eq 'group' -or ObjectClass -eq 'publicFolder'))
RecipientFilterApplied       : True
IncludedRecipients           :
ConditionalDepartment        : {}
ConditionalCompany           : {}
ConditionalStateOrProvince   : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute1  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute2  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute3  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute4  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute5  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute6  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute7  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute8  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute9  : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute10 : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute11 : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute12 : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute13 : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute14 : {}
ConditionalCustomAttribute15 : {}
RecipientContainer           :
RecipientFilterType          : Custom
IsValid                      : True
ExchangeVersion              : 0.1 (8.0.535.0)
DistinguishedName            : CN=Default Global Address List,CN=All Global Address Lists,CN=Address Lists Container,CN
                               =Centacarecdpp,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=centacarecdpp,DC=lo
                               cal
Identity                     : \Default Global Address List
Guid                         : 134d245e-d7db-42f1-a06e-6166521902a4
ObjectCategory               : domain.local/Configuration/Schema/Address-Book-Container
ObjectClass                  : {top, addressBookContainer}
WhenChanged                  : 8/01/2013 12:00:34 PM
WhenCreated                  : 6/12/2011 11:32:16 PM
WhenChangedUTC               : 8/01/2013 1:30:34 AM
WhenCreatedUTC               : 6/12/2011 1:02:16 PM
OrganizationId               :
OriginatingServer            : mail2.domain.local



[PS] C:\Windows\system32>

So now the originating server is no longer the oldexchange2007 but the GC in the site.  users still can't see the global address list in outlook though
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Manpreet SIngh Khatra

What users see in Outlook cache mode isnt GAL its OAB .... to see GAL open OWA\Webmail and check details out there

- Rancy
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Using the OWA I can see the global address list, just not connecting in outlook
Akhater

again this is not a GAL issue but an OAB issue, did you try to follow the steps i pointed you to in my first post ? http:#a38753779
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