Filter Addresslist by OU?

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I am currently running this powershell to create an addresslist that searches for any contacts that ends with "blah.com". The problem is I want to narrow this down so it does not search the entire domain, but rather focus on 1 OU. Is this possible with the "new-addresslist" command? I am not sure how to do this. I have attempted to use "recipientcontainer" but from what I'm reading, you can't use that when you are using "recipientfilter".

The current command I have is: (which does not narrow to the specific OU)
new-addresslist -name "Blah Contacts" -recipientfilter {(recipienttype -eq 'MailContact') -and (ExternalEmailAddress -like "*blah.com")}

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SubsunCommented:
OU (organizationalUnit) is not a filterable property.. So you cannot create an address list with users from an OU..You can use a CustomAttribute, memberOf or any other filterable attribute.

Refer: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb738157%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx

PS : If you are using CustomAttribute or memberOf to create the addresslist,then you need to schedule another script to update the attribute (CustomAttribute or memberOf.) for all users in that OU.
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ThinkPaperIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Argg I was afraid of that! =)
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