Custom E-mail Address Policy in Exchange 2010/2013 organisation

Hi All,

Currently doing a forest migration from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (via 2010).

Our set-up is a little different in the fact we use generic accounts for every position in the domain - E.G. the first name is "UK Electrician", with no last name or display name.

The email address on 2003 is currently "uk.electrician@company.co.uk".
The email address once migrated to 2010/2013 is being set to "ukelectrician@company.co.uk" and of course, users still on 2003 get an NDR saying this address is not known.

We are struggling to work out an email address policy for this on 2010/2013 that will correct it and give "uk.electrician@...." straight away.....

Can anyone assist with this please?
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MAS (MVE)EE Solution GuideCommented:
You can manage by taking first 2 letters
example %2g will take first 2 letters if the given name
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb232171(v=exchg.150).aspx
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/822447

if you want to replace space with dot you have to use as below
%r .%g@domain.com
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Alex TookeAuthor Commented:
Thank you - that helps a little bit.

But we also have accounts like the below =

"US.Senior.Engineer@company.co.uk"

Which in AD the accounts first name is just "US Senior Engineer"

And then of course in Exchange 10/13 it will get an email address of "USSeniorEngineer@company.co.uk"

Is it possible to fix that????
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MAS (MVE)EE Solution GuideCommented:
You can use the same format.

if given name is "US Senior Engineer" email adress will be US.Senior.Engineer@domain.com if you use the above custom email. i.e. %r .%g@domain.com which will replace all the spaces with dots

Please check this
http://johanveldhuis.nl/r-gebruiken-in-een-e-mailaddress-policy/
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