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Im trying to setup an activesync policy in exchange 2010, and apply that policy to my OU "LVM". This is the problem I am running into,

I have two top OUs

  1. Computers
  2. Users

Each one of these has a sub OU name LVM

so whenever I run the get-mailbox -organizationalunit "LVM" it returns:

[PS] C:\Users\administrator.JEWELS\Desktop>Get-Mailbox -OrganizationalUnit "LVM"
Multiple organizational units match identity "LVM". Specify a unique value.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [], ManagementObjectAmbiguousException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : DDC484A6

How can i get around the multiple organization units match identity "LVM"?

Do I have to rename one of the OUs, or is there another was i can use this command? Will renaming the OU may cause problems?

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I've just tried this in a virtual machine, and it will get you what you want (obviously replace with your own domain name and OU structure).

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-Mailbox -OrganizationalUnit " Widgets/Users/LVM"

Name                      Alias                ServerName       ProhibitSendQuota
----                      -----                ----------       -----------------
LVM 1                     lvm1                 svr01            unlimited
LVM 3                     lvm3                 svr01            unlimited

FWIW, I created lvm2 in Acme Widgets/Computers/LVM just to check it was pulling info from the correct OU.

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thanks ben, appreciate the help. – Jeff Apr 16 '11 at 20:35

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