Exchange 2013 Address Book Policies – ABP

What is Address Book Policy

IT Allows

•User segmentation into specific groups

•Simple mechanism to accomplish  GAL Seg.

•Customize GAL in Outlook and OWA

ABP is a multi-step process

Proper planning is required

ABP – is  Only configued via Shell

ABP Ingredients

•ABP NAME

•GAL

•OAB

•Room list

•Address list   –   all mandatory

ABP Benefits

•ABP NAME

•GAL

•OAB

•Room list

•Address list   –   all mandatory

 

Before ABP – A Typical mailbox

 

A mailbox after applying the ABP

user mailbox is only limited to see the address list and room mailbox specific to his department.

 

Address Book Policy – when created

 

Address Book Policy – when applied to a mailbox