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Exchange powershell command to add and make primary smtp address

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i have the below command but once pasted its a no go

description : Add smtp and make primary keeping existent proxy addresses

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#CSV = alias,addnewemailaddress

import-csv .\AddSmtpMakePrimaryProxy.csv | foreach {
$user = Get-Mailbox $_.alias
$user.emailAddresses+= $_.addnewemailaddress
$user.primarysmtpaddress = $_.addnewemailaddress
Set-Mailbox $user -emailAddresses $user.emailAddresses
set-Mailbox $user -PrimarySmtpAddress $user.primarysmtpaddress
}
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by:Adam Brown
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You have to disable email address policy application to be able to change the Primary SMTP address if it is different from the existing policy. If you need to make the Primary SMTP address to change on all users, don't script the change, modify the Address Policy to make the new address format the primary one.
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i am only doing for a select few
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Adam Brown earned 1500 total points
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In that case, add
set-mailbox $user -EmailAddressPolicyEnabled $false

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to your script before your first set-mailbox.
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not the full answer
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