As mentioned in a previous blog post the end-of-life deadline for Exchange 2003 looms on the horizon. That being said, I discussed last time the process and syntax for upgrading the Recipient Update Policies in Exchange 2003 to the new Email Address Policies in Exchange 2010. Following a similar theme, this post will discuss how to upgrade the Address Lists in Exchange 2003 to 2010.
Like before this process is conducted in the Exchange Management Shell and like before if you tried to edit those Address List in the Exchange Management Console you would receive an error that the Address Lists were created in a legacy version of Exchange and need to be upgraded.
The specified address list could not be edited. Address lists created by using legacy versions of Microsoft Exchange must be upgraded by using the "ForceUpgrade" parameter of the "Set-AddressList" cmdlet.
Typically these are the commands you would need to run.[Read more…] about Upgrade Exchange Address Lists from 2003 to 2010