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Use PowerShell to Check the Status of Exchange Databases

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to simplify checking the dirty status of Exchange Mailbox databases.  Hey, Scripting Guy!, I have a large number of Exchange servers, and when I do a database restore, often I am unable to mount the database because it says that the database is dirty. So how...

New User Exchange & Lync Settings

Summary: Guest blogger Tim Bolton discusses a script to create new Exchange uses and Lync settings.  Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a special treat – a cool Windows PowerShell script to create new Exchange users and the associated Lync settings. Tim has written a very popular guest blog article earlier ...

Generate an HTML Report for Exchange Distribution Group Members

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to generate an HTML report for Exchange Server 2012 Distribution groups. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today, I would like to introduce a new guest blogger: Serkan Varoğlu. Serkan Varoğlu is a Windows PowerShell enthusiast and a Microsoft Exchange Server fanatic. He describes himself as: “...

Use PowerShell to Set Exchange Server Aliases for an Entire Organizational Unit

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, shows that with a little knowledge of Windows PowerShell, it is easy to administrator products like Exchange Server. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday’s live meeting, Windows PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin went extremely well. I am looking forward to today’...

Use PowerShell to Manage Exchange Server Mailbox Storage Limits

Summary: Guest blogger, Jeremy Engel, shows how to use Windows PowerShell to manage mailbox storage limits on an Exchange Server. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a real special treat in store. The other day I received an email from Jeremy Engel (the author of PowerShell Module for DHCP, which is available on the ...

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