XADM: How to Perform a Directory Export of the GAL
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This article describes how to perform a command line Directory Export ofthe Global Address List (GAL) using the Microsoft Exchange Administratorprogram.
First, create an Export.ini file with the following contents:
[export] basepoint=/o=<orgname> exportobject=mailbox informationlevel=full subcontainers=yes
On the above file, <orgname> is the organization name as seen in theMicrosoft Exchange Administrator program's containers view.
Then, run the following command from an NT VDM (command prompt), or placeit in the properties of an icon:
admin /e <path>\export.csv /o <path>\export.ini
In this case, <path> is the complete path to the file including the driveletter and subdirectory.
This will create a comma delimited file that contains the mailboxes of allthe names in the organization's GAL.
Article ID: 149447 - Last Review: 10/28/2006 04:58:07 - Revision: 3.3
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