Login box for pfmailbox pops up for every user now RRS feed

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  • One of our guys added a new tenant using powershell commands.

    Something went wrong and now when you log in to Outlook it pops up and asks you for a username and password for the public folder account.  Basically, same login box as to the email account but it says "".  Pfmailbox is the disabled mailbox for the public folders.

    It also updated several groups that used "ourdomain.loc" to add a new email account name "".

    Its like it created a new email address policy that applied to the default server accounts.

    I am not sure how to go about to resolve that so I am asking for help.

    Can someone please guide me in resolving this problem.

    The commands ran is below. 

    New-AcceptedDomain -Name "Wildcattraffic" -DomainName -DomainType:Authoritative
    New-GlobalAddressList -Name "Wildcattraffic – GAL" -ConditionalCustomAttribute1 "Wildcattraffic" -IncludedRecipients MailboxUsers -RecipientContainer "smart-mail.loc/tenants/Wildcattraffic"
    New-AddressList -Name "Wildcattraffic – All Rooms" -RecipientFilter "(CustomAttribute1 -eq 'Wildcattraffic') -and (RecipientDisplayType -eq 'ConferenceRoomMailbox')" -RecipientContainer "smart-mail.loc/tenants/Wildcattraffic"
    New-AddressList -Name "Wildcattraffic – All Users" -RecipientFilter "(CustomAttribute1 -eq 'Wildcattraffic') -and (ObjectClass -eq 'User')" -RecipientContainer "smart-mail.loc/tenants/Wildcattraffic"
    New-AddressList -Name "Wildcattraffic – All Contacts" -RecipientFilter "(CustomAttribute1 -eq 'Wildcattraffic') -and (ObjectClass -eq 'Contact')" -RecipientContainer "smart-mail.loc/tenants/Wildcattraffic"
    New-AddressList -Name "Wildcattraffic – All Groups" -RecipientFilter "(CustomAttribute1 -eq 'Wildcattraffic') -and (ObjectClass -eq 'Group')" -RecipientContainer "smart-mail.loc/tenants/Wildcattraffic"
    New-OfflineAddressBook -Name "Wildcattraffic" -AddressLists "Wildcattraffic – GAL"
    Creating EAP did with below commands did not work, use Exchange Admin Center
    ***Below command returned ">>".  Cntrl+c to exit 
    New-EmailAddressPolicy -Name "Wildcattraffic – EAP" -RecipientContainer "smart-mail.loc/tenants/Wildcattraffic"" -IncludedRecipients "AllRecipients" -ConditionalCustomAttribute1 "Wildcattraffic" -EnabledEmailAddressTemplates "","" -EnabledPrimarySMTPAddressTemplate ""
    *** Below command returned error 
    Parameter set cannot be resolved using the specified named parameters.
        + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [New-EmailAddressPolicy], ParameterBindingException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : AmbiguousParameterSet,New-EmailAddressPolicy
        + PSComputerName        :
    New-EmailAddressPolicy -Name "Wildcattraffic – EAP" -RecipientContainer "smart-mail.loc/tenants/Wildcattraffic" -IncludedRecipients "AllRecipients" -ConditionalCustomAttribute1 "Wildcattraffic" -EnabledEmailAddressTemplates "","" -EnabledPrimarySMTPAddressTemplate ""
    These commands worked once EAP was created in EAC. 
    Set-EmailAddressPolicy -Identity "Wildcattraffic - EAP" -EnabledPrimarySMTPAddressTemplate ""
    New-AddressBookPolicy -Name "Wildcattraffic" -AddressLists "Wildcattraffic – All Users", "Wildcattraffic – All Contacts", "Wildcattraffic – All Groups" -GlobalAddressList "Wildcattraffic – GAL" -OfflineAddressBook "Wildcattraffic" -RoomList "Wildcattraffic – All Rooms"

    Thursday, August 9, 2018 4:06 PM

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  • Hi HeimirEidskrem,

    I'd recommend you open a ticket to help you troubleshoot the issue. 

    Best Regards,
    Niko Cheng

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    Monday, August 13, 2018 8:56 AM