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When I attempt to edit a contact.

We've still got Exchange 2007 - shortly to be decommissioned. Should I ensure all objects are upgraded before decom? Is there any way/advantage to doing this in bulk?
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Mikhail Sartaev earned 2000 total points
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You can upgrade all Groups:
Get-DistributionGroup | Set-DistributionGroup -ForceUpgrade

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And contacts:
Get-MailContact -resultsize Unlimited | Set-MailContact -CustomAttribute1 Update
  Get-MailContact -resultsize Unlimited | Set-MailContact -CustomAttribute1 $null

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What are implications of NOT upgrading? Will I get issues when I get rid of 2007 servers?
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by:Amit
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You won't be able to modify the object. Upgrade its part of migration step. So , gohead and upgrade them, before you decom 2007.
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by:Mikhail Sartaev
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no, everything will be ok after decomissioning.
you will see only warnings.
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At the moment, we're just ok whenever we encounter one. As longa as we can continue to do this....
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