The Multifunctioning DBA:

Exchange Scripting

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October 5, 2010  9:47 PM

Exchange Email Changes (filtering)



Posted by: Colin Smith
Exchange Scripting, Powershell, Scripting

Sorry for the long delay in posts but I have been moving and it is a mess. We purchased a prevously owned home and I will never do that again. New is the only way to go. But now that we are settling in and things are starting to wind down I love the house. Still a ton to do though. Anyway back...

August 30, 2010  10:00 AM

Exchange Email Changes (Users meet Mialboxes)



Posted by: Colin Smith
Exchange Scripting, Powershell, Scripting

Now that I have both the users stored in an array and the mailboxes stored in another array it is time to start making sure that I am working with a mailbox and a user account that match up. I do not want to look at my user account and Johns Mailbox and start making changes based on what I find in...


August 29, 2010  8:00 PM

Exchange Email Changes (Users)



Posted by: Colin Smith
Automation, Exchange Scripting, Powershell, Scripting

Last time we went through and got a list of all the mailboxes and out put all smtp addreses to $comparefile. This time we need to get all of the ad records that are associated with the same OU. Now to do this you need the quest ad tools. At least that is how I did it. So here we go, this is pretty...


August 29, 2010  10:00 AM

Exchange Email Changes (Mailboxes)



Posted by: Colin Smith
Exchange, Exchange Scripting, Powershell, Scripting

So lets dive into some of the code in order to get this thing done. This post will be in multiple parts since I actually am still not done writing the code. I have done the majority of it at this time and can start sharing thought. So one thing that you need to know is that I am working on this for...


August 27, 2010  10:00 AM

Exchange Email Changes (Policy)



Posted by: Colin Smith
Exchange, Exchange Scripting, Powershell, Scripting

Another thing that I have found is that you are not able to change the primary smtp address for a mailbox if the mailbox has the emailaddresspolicyenabled flag set to true. Since in my case we want all uses to conform to the new standard, if the script determines that the Primary address needs to...


May 29, 2009  9:58 PM

Exchange and Powershell



Posted by: Colin Smith
Exchange, Exchange Management, Exchange Scripting, Powershell, Scripting

I was just asked to take a look at writing a script for our new Exchange environment. Now I do not have a lot of experiance scripting for Exchange but I love a Powershell challenge. The problem was that all of our distribution groups had been set up with one option incorrect. I was asked if I could...


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