Wednesday , August 21 2019

Automate Changing UPN equals Email with a simple script

For Autodiscover  to work properly in On premises and Exchange Online , We need email and User principal name to match. Every time IT admin cannot keep checking this its tiring to do it manually.

Its better to run it on a task scheduler so that it maintains the UPN and Email to be same for the ones which is not matching.

Supported on Exchange 2013 or above | Premise or Exchange Hybrid Server

NOTE : Before running the script run below commands to check which are the mailboxes it will apply to

Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Where-Object {$_.Primarysmtpaddress -ne $_.UserPrincipalname}
Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Where-Object {$_.Primarysmtpaddress -ne $_.UserPrincipalname} | ForEach-Object {Set-Mailbox $_.identity -UserPrincipalName $_.Primarysmtpaddress -whatif}

Download Change_UPN_equals_Email.ps1

Task Scheduler

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Create Basic Task

Choose Daily

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Set a time

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Start a Program

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  • Powershell
  • C:\Scripts\Change_UPN_equals_Email.ps1

Download Change_UPN_equals_Email.ps1

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Made to stop the task if it exceeds 4 hours

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Download Change_UPN_equals_Email.ps1


# NOTE : Before running the script run below commands to check which are the mailboxes it will apply to
# Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Where-Object {$_.Primarysmtpaddress -ne $_.UserPrincipalname}
# Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Where-Object {$_.Primarysmtpaddress -ne $_.UserPrincipalname} | ForEach-Object {Set-Mailbox $_.identity -UserPrincipalName $_.Primarysmtpaddress -whatif}

# Include Exchange Powershell Module
Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.SnapIn

#Lists All Mailboxes
#Checks Email and UPN are same
#Lists which are not email
#Applies UPN Matching email

Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Where-Object {$_.Primarysmtpaddress -ne $_.UserPrincipalname} | ForEach-Object {Set-Mailbox $_.identity -UserPrincipalName $_.Primarysmtpaddress}

# Exit Exchange Powershell Module
Remove-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.SnapIn

Download Change_UPN_equals_Email.ps1

About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP , Publisher of Azure365pro.com. Specialized in Office365 / Microsoft Exchange / Virtualization , Sathesh is an Messaging Expert supporting/Designing/Deploying many medium size businesses to large enterprises when it comes to Corporate messaging and Virtualization Infrastructure

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