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Weekend Scripter: Exchange add-in module

Summary: Mike O'Neill, Microsoft Senior Premier Field Engineer, created an Exchange add-in module. This is a PowerShell module for Exchange engineers. The module takes into account both on-premises and hybrid deployed Exchange environments. It is a combination of several other scripts that are either on the internet, or are action items you ...

Speed up remote PowerShell connection to Exchange

Summary: Speed up the connection to Exchange by importing only the cmdlets that you need. Is there a way to speed up the initial PowerShell connection to Exchange? Yes, of course! With a little modification to Import-PSSession, we can speed up the connection. Normally, you would connect to Exchange 2010/2013/2016 like this: $session = New-...

Use PowerShell to Manage Exchange Online in Office 365

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell implicit remoting to manage Exchange Online users. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This afternoon I am looking over my presentations for the PowerShell Summit in Bellevue, Washington. It will be April 28 – 30, 2014, and I am making three ...

Avoid Account Lockout: Use PowerShell to Find Old Mobile Devices

Summary: Guest blogger, Tim Bolton, talks about using Windows PowerShell to find old mobile devices that may cause account lockout. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back, guest blogger, Tim Bolton… One of the most common issues we have been seeing lately is user accounts being locked out due to an mobile device that ...

Weekend Scripter: WMF, PowerShell, and Exchange Server Compatibility

Summary: Microsoft PFE and guest blogger, Mike Pfeiffer, talks about Windows PowerShell and Exchange Server compatability. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest blogger who we haven’t seen for a while. Mike Pfeiffer is a premier field engineer for Microsoft. Since we last had Mike as a guest blogger, he has ...

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