Exchange: Hide Mail Contact From GAL

How to hide a mail contact from your Global Address List? Microsoft has removed this option from the Exchange ECP web interface only for mail contacts. So you must use PowerShell to perform this step.

First, open the Exchange Management Shell and type the following command:

To confirm the previous action, run this command:

Do you want to hide all contacts in one step?


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I work as a System Engineer, based in Switzerland with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 8 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers", "Administering & Deploying SCCM", and CheckPoint CCSA certified.