Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2013 Migration. Migrated mailboxes can not see GAL

Posted on 2013-12-06
5
Medium Priority
?
418 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-27
Currently migrating users from exchange 2007 to exchange 2013.
the current configuration, is the databases on exchange 2013 under client settings point to the GAL located still on the 2007 server.

The issue I am having is that users can search the GAL but do not see the users in the GAL.
what do I have to do on the 2013 side for the GAL to show up ?

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:mndthegap1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 63

Accepted Solution

by:
Simon Butler (Sembee) earned 2000 total points
ID: 39701529
First - they aren't pointing at the GAL, they are pointing at an Offline Address Book. Slightly different, but different though.

Which methods are you using for OAB distribution? Web and/or public folders?

Simon.
0
 

Author Comment

by:mndthegap1
ID: 39701594
sembee sorry about that :)
web and Public folders are set on the exchange 2007 server.
0
 
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:Simon Butler (Sembee)
ID: 39701681
Do you have any legacy clients?
If not, switch to web only and check the configuration of the OAB in Exchange.

Do the clients get any errors when you try to manually download the Address book from the Send/Receive menu?

Simon.
0
 

Author Comment

by:mndthegap1
ID: 39712341
all users are currently on office 2007 sp3 or higher.
I forgot to mention that in our 2007 environment we actually have 5 address lists using costume attributes to define them.

so if I do a get-globaladresslist it will have

default address list
default address list 2013
address list 1
address list 1 GAL
address list 2
Address list 2 GAL

now outlook clients are still only getting the default address list.
what I am trying to do is on 2013 have specific databases assigned with the specific address list.

also all address lists are currently only web enabled on 2007

and I apologize for the long delay.
0
 
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:Simon Butler (Sembee)
ID: 39717349
It would have helped if you had outlined that to begin with.

You need to replace that with Address Book Policies. That will probably mean undoing all of the customised addresses list and recreating them.

You cannot assign databases to address lists - Exchange doesn't work that way. You assign address lists to users.

Simon.
0

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Agent for Linux

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license for one year.  It allows for the non‑production use and valid for five workstations and two servers. Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup tool for your Linux installations, both on‑premises and in the public cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

One-stop solution for Exchange Administrators to address all MS Exchange Server issues, which is known by the name of Stellar Exchange Toolkit.
Are you looking for the options available for exporting EDB files to PST? You may be confused as they are different in different Exchange versions. Here, I will discuss some options available.
The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability groups. The components of this video include: 1. Automatic Failover 2. Failover Clustering 3. Active Manager
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.

609 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question