Applies to: Exchange Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-13
By default, Exchange contains an email address policy that specifies the recipient's alias as the local part of the email address and uses the default accepted domain. The local part of an email address is the name that appears before the "at" sign (@).This email address policy applies to all users in the organization. You can't remove this email address policy.
For additional management tasks related to e-mail address policies, see Email Address Policy Procedures.
What do you need to know before begin?
- Estimated time to complete: 5 minutes.
- If you remove an email address policy that's used by recipients
as the primary policy and no other policies have been configured
for recipients, the default policy will be used.
- You can’t delete the default policy. If you want to delete the
default policy, you must first assign a different policy as the
- If the email address policy you’re deleting contains more than
3,000 recipients, you should use the Shell to perform this
- You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this
procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the
"Email address policies" entry in the Email Addresses and
Address Books topic.
- For information about keyboard shortcuts that may apply to the
procedures in this topic, see Keyboard Shortcuts in
the Exchange Admin Center.
What do you want to do?
Use the EAC to remove an email address policy
- Navigate to Mail flow > Email address
- In the list view, select the email address policy that you want
to delete and then click Delete .
- In the warning, click Yes to remove the policy.
Use the Shell to remove an email address policy
This example removes the e-mail address policy South East Offices.
Remove-EmailAddressPolicy -Identity "South East Offices"
Type Y to confirm that you want to remove the policy, and then press ENTER.
For detailed syntax and parameter information, see Remove-EmailAddressPolicy.