Delete Mailbox account and create contact Powershell

Posted on 2014-03-18
Last Modified: 2014-04-12
I'm running MS exchange 2007.
I'm looking for a powershell script to delete bulk mailbox and create new contact.
however the new contact should include all the mailbox information (e.g. X500, smtp address, and user information such as phone number/title/etc)
Question by:gavintham
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Expert Comment

by:Arjun Vyavahare
ID: 39936505

To delete bulk mailboxes from Exchange 2007, refer:-

To create bulk mailboxes in exchange 2007, refer:

I hope this will help you.


Author Comment

ID: 39938726
Hi Arjun,

Thanks for you post.

I want to replace the user mailbox with new contact.

i want to retrieve all existing user mailbox detail out then perform delete.
after deleted then will create new contact of these users with the complete information.(e.g. X500, smtp address, and user information such as phone number/title/etc)

the article that you post only single solution. hope to hear you for more help.


Expert Comment

by:Arjun Vyavahare
ID: 39938808

Try to run below command and see if you can get any clue:

get-mailbox -server Server_name -resultsize unlimited | get-user | select DisplayName, Title, Manager, Department | export-csv "c:\temp\info.csv"

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Author Comment

ID: 39952476
hi Arjun,

if i want to export the complete information. (LegacyDN - x500, SMTP Address, DisplayName, Title, Manager, Department)

after that i need to to add all these information into new contact.

how to combine all these thing into a script?


Accepted Solution

gavintham earned 0 total points
ID: 39968725
hi Arjun,

thank you for your advise. sorry to say that your solution is not completed.
anywhere i found it from other article and my program similar as below

foreach($Acc in $users)  
$userMailbox = get-mailbox $Acc -ResultSize Unlimited
$UserRecipient = get-recipient $Acc -ResultSize Unlimited
$UserAD = get-user $Acc -ResultSize Unlimited

$UserCompany = $
If($UserCompany -eq $null){$UserCompany = ""}

$strOutput = $userRecipient.FirstName + "," +  $userRecipient.LastName + "," +  $userRecipient.displayname + "," + $ + "," + $userRecipient.Initials + "," + $userRecipient.alias  + "," + $userRecipient.PrimarySMTPAddress + "," +  $userreceipient.manager + "," +  $userRecipient.City + "," +  $userRecipient.PostalCode + "," +  $userRecipient.CustomAttribute1 + "," +  $userRecipient.CountryOrRegion + "," +  $userRecipient.Office + "," + $ + "," + $userRecipient.StateOrProvince + "," + $userRecipient.ExternalEmailAddress + "," + $userRecipient.OrganizationUnit + "," + $UserMailbox.ForwardingAddress + "," + $UserMailbox.AcceptMessagesOnlyFrom + "," + $UserMailbox.AcceptMessagesOnlyFromDLMembers + "," +  $UserMailbox.LegacyExchangeDN + "," + $userRecipient.title + "," +  $userRecipient.department + "," + $UserAD.Fax + "," + $UserAD.HomePhone + "," + $UserAD.MobilePhone + "," + $UserAD.OtherFax + "," + $UserAD.OtherHomePhone + "," + $UserAD.OtherTelephone + "," + $UserAD.TelephoneAssistant + "," + ($UserCompany).toString()

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39995845
full script

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