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GAL creation in Exchange2010

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Trying to create Global Address List in new Exchange 2010.

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>new-globaladdresslist -Domaincontroller AD.hosting.local -name "test GAL"
The change that you're trying to make contains 22147 distinguished name values. This exceeds the limit of 10000 DN values.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (0:Int32) [New-GlobalAddressList], ADOperationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : DEBE45EC,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.SystemConfigurationTasks.NewGlobalAddressList

Please help to find out the reason of "The change that you're trying to make contains 22147 distinguished name values. This exceeds the limit of 10000 DN values."
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by:pabma
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Is this in an existing Exchange Organisation? You should already have a GAL if so - what are you trying to do might be a better way of looking at it, as segmentation of your addresses might be a better way to go.
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by:twolines
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I have working Exchange 2007, then I deployed Exchange 2010 and try to create first test GAL. In ADSIEdit I found 2 attributes GlobalAddressList and GlobalAddressList2. GlobalAddressList contents all my DNs. GlobalAddressList2 is empty. AD is Server 2008.
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Do you have over 20000 users with mailboxes?
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Yes, in Exchange2007 I have
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Hope this can help

XADM: Previewing an Address List Does Not Display More Than 10,000 Objects
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/259987

- Rancy
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pabma earned 500 total points
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So can you browse them in the existing GAL? i.e. you aren't limited to 10000 results?

This might be around the same as the link above; http://www.petri.co.il/active_directory_search_limit.htm
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