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Zuke -> New install froma newb (25.Feb.2010 10:38:00 PM)

The last time I worked on Exchange, it was Exchange 2000 and it was already installed and configured. I merely had to maintain the users on it.

Now, in my new job, I need to roll out a brand new installation! And from what I understand, 2007 is much more complex than 2000 or 2003.

Installation is complete, did the whole /PrepareAD, Schema, and Domain. Everything installed, but defaulted to domain.local instead domain.com. I was able to fix that. [&:]

Then I noticed that it created everyone's email address based upon an automatically produced alias, which was their firstname.lastname. Our addresses have always been firstinitiallastname, so I guess I have to manually change each account. [&:]

Now, when trying to connect to my mailbox, I get an "The Bookmark is not Valid" error. The server is not connected to the outside world in any way. OWA doesn't work because the SSL expired.

And I have no idea what to do! [:o] ANY help is appreciated. Thank you.




jitendergupta -> RE: New install froma newb (26.Feb.2010 4:26:06 AM)

Hi,

If you modify the default Email Address Policy, you don't have to do it maually. You may defina the First.LastName as email generation scheme.

Exchange 2007 requires a 3rd party UCC /SAN certificate for OWA. You use a self-signed certificate but that will give certificate warning. Mobile devices cannot sync using self-signed certificate.




zbnet -> RE: New install froma newb (26.Feb.2010 7:38:41 AM)

By the way, did you know you posted this in the Exchange 2010 forum?  We have forums dedicated to Exchange 2007 as well.




Zuke -> RE: New install froma newb (26.Feb.2010 9:53:58 AM)

I can't believe I did that. I thought I selected the right forum for this! Moderator, please feel free to move this topic.

I looked everywhere (where I thought to look anyway) to see the default Email Address Policy, but I couldn't find it anywhere. I'm sure it was someplace super simple, but where?




SathishKumarElango -> RE: New install froma newb (1.Mar.2010 2:11:07 PM)

Hi,
Try this..
Managing E-Mail Address Policies in Exchange Server 2007
http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2007/management-administration/managing-email-address-policies.html

Exchange 2007 & Display Name Format
http://exchangeshare.wordpress.com/2008/08/17/exchange-2007-display-name-format/

All the Best:)




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