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Disable/Enable a Mailbox – Change user account while saving mails

Disable/Enable a Mailbox – Change user account while saving mails

roualin ex-mgmt-shell1 Disable/Enable a Mailbox - Change user account while saving mailsSometimes you have to change a whole account but transfer the mailbox database.

There are two ways to do that :

1 – Creating the new account, creating an export of the mailbox using pst files, importing this pst file into the new mailbox

Managing calendar permissions in Exchange Server 2010

Managing calendar permissions in Exchange Server 2010

roualin ex-mgmt-shell1 Managing calendar permissions in Exchange Server 2010In legacy versions of Exchange Server we could use PFDAVAdmin to manage calendar permissions, or alternatively the 3rd party tool SetPerm.
With Exchange Server 2010 calendar permissions can be managed using the *-MailboxFolderPermission cmdlets. While these cmdlets can be used to manage permissions on any mailbox folder, we`ll focus on calendar permissions.

Add members to a group with PowerShell commandlet

Add members to a group with PowerShell commandlet

roualin powershell_2 Add members to a group with PowerShell commandletSometimes managing groups in Active Directory becomes tedious and even overwhelming. Sure, you can add a user to multiple groups using Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) and in cases where group management doesn’t happen often, this might be the way to go, but Quest Software has a set of PowerShell Commandlets that can make this task very easy to automate.

Quest Active roles – Example of commands

Quest Active roles – Example of commands

roualin powershell_2 Quest Active roles - Example of commandsHere are some Quest commands working with Active Directory :

Get-QADComputer Retrieve computer objects that match specified conditions.

Connect-QADService Connect to AD domain controller (or AD LDS)

Disconnect-QADService Disconnect from an AD domain controller

Get-QADGroup Retrieve groups that match specific conditions

Set-QADGroup Modify attributes of group(s)

Multi-Thread in PowerShell

Multi-Thread in PowerShell

roualin powershell_2 Multi-Thread in PowerShellThis command allow to launch the same script many times at the same time.

In this example, $serverslist contains 4 server names that the cmdlet invoke-command will send in argument to  myscript.ps1, the –asjob parameter will free us of the sequential processing time of each execution of the invoke-command (just see the screenshot below)

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 vs 2007

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 vs 2007

roualin banniere5 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 vs 2007Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 brings the latest updates and enhancements in flexible communication tools to your business. Trying to decide whether-or-not to make the upgrade? This buying guide points out the differences between exchange server 2010 vs 2007. With this version comparison guide you’ll be able to see whether the new features in Exchange Server 2010 are just the thing you were looking for or whether you should stick with 2007.

Get all permissions on a mailbox

Get all permissions on a mailbox

roualin powershell_2 Get all permissions on a mailboxIf you want to get all users that have rights on a mailbox, just try this little script :

Get-Mailbox $mailbox | Get-MailboxPermission | where {($_.user.tostring() -ne “NT AUTHORITYSELF”) -and ($_.IsInherited -eq $false)}

Really simple but… really useful !

12 Tips to Optimize an Exchange 2007 Infrastructure

12 Tips to Optimize an Exchange 2007 Infrastructure

 

roualin banniere5 12 Tips to Optimize an Exchange 2007 Infrastructure(source : msexchange.org)

Introduction

Let’s face it: it is getting difficult to find tips that can improve overall system performance, when it matters for Exchange Server 2007. This last version of Exchange Server outperforms all its predecessors, since it can now take advantage of the x64 architecture in all its glory.

Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell

Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell

roualin powershell_2 Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShellMicrosoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (pre-release) helps scripters find Windows PowerShell scripts, snippets, modules, and how-to guidance in online repositories such as the TechNet Script Center Repository, PoshCode, local or network file systems and Bing Search Repository

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29101

How to whitelist website on AdBlocker?

How to whitelist website on AdBlocker?

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