Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2
Topic Last Modified: 2011-03-19
The global address list (GAL) is a directory that contains entries for every group, user, and contact within an Exchange organization.
|You can't remove the default GAL.|
Looking for other management tasks related to address lists? Check out Managing Address Lists.
Use the Shell to remove a GAL
You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Global address lists" entry in the Mailbox Permissions topic.
|You can't use the Exchange Management Console (EMC) to remove a GAL.|
This example removes the GAL Fourth Coffee from the domain controller ad-server.fourthcoffee.com.
Remove-GlobalAddressList -Identity "Fourth Coffee" -DomainController ad-server.fourthcoffee.com
To confirm that you want to remove the GAL, type Y, and then press ENTER.
For detailed syntax and parameter information, see Remove-GlobalAddressList.