Preliminary Step: Create a new Global Address List Launch the Exchange Management SHELL and use this Power Shell cmdlet Important: Firstly, you have to use Power Shell to create your new Global Address List (There is no equivelent command in the GUI).
Secondly, once created, you can only edit it with the set-Global Address List cmdlet. c) Revert to the old trick of rebooting the server, maybe it has just received a 'Patch' or update.
For example: get-help update-Address List Note 1: There is another family of cmdlets without the word 'Global', their noun is plain Address List.
Method 1: Power Shell and the Exchange Management SHELL The situation, you have created, and defined a new Address List using the Exchange Management SHELL. This is why people use Power Shell instead of the GUI!
Either leave the configuration alone, and just let Outlook users see the Default Global Address List; or else, take the time to study, plan, and test before you implement custom Address Lists.
Default Address Lists (See Screenshot right) Once you realize that there are a handful of built-in Address Lists, you soon realize that you could create your own Custom Address Lists.
However, be careful, don't create too many lists, and furthermore, give thought to meaningful names for your lists.
The situation, you want to modify the GAL, however, you discover that you cannot edit (or delete) the Default Global Address List.
Then launch this FREE utility, match your Exchange fields with AD's attributes, click and import the users.As a learning progression, by all means start with GUI Exchange Management Console, but note as each Wizard completes so it shows you the corresponding Power Shell commands.Why not save these so that in future you can use the cmdlets in the Shell?Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site. Suggestion: Research the cmdlet new-Global Address List, in particular the -conditional family of parameters. Method: Power Shell - Exchange Management SHELL The situation, you have created and defined a new Global Address List using the above cmdlet.