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Exchange powershell command to add and make primary smtp address

Posted on 2016-08-17
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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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Question by:Jorge Ocampo
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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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by:Jorge Ocampo
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i am only doing for a select few
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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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