The Multifunctioning DBA:


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...

November 14, 2008  8:25 PM

Powershell – Get a list of Exchange Users

Posted by: Colin Smith
Exchange, Microsoft Windows, Powershell

In my last post I talked about using the Exchange Management Shell to get a list of users that needed to be placed into a group. Here is what we did. First we had to determine how we could find just the users that were of interest to us. We know that we had set two Custom Attributes on each of...

November 5, 2008  9:37 PM

Exchange Quota Management

Posted by: Colin Smith
Exchange, Powershell

One of our Mail Administrators is new to the world of Exchange as we are currently migrating from Lotus Notes. She is also new to the world of scripting but is eager to learn how to administer exchange using Powershell. I sat with her today and we walked through a simple example of how to set...

October 22, 2008  4:25 PM

Why Powershell?

Posted by: Colin Smith
DBA, Exchange, Microsoft Windows, Powershell, SQL Server

In my first few posts here I have done a lot of things in Windows Powershell. Some of you may be asking why Powershell and I am busy asking why not Powershell. Since being introduced to Powershell any time I hear a request to do just about anything in Windows I think about how I can script that...

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