Category: Exchange 2010

Eseutil Exchange 2010

Eseutil Exchange 2010 Commands Beware!  Eseutil is a dangerous tool in the wrong hands.  Consequently I recommend that you practice on a test Exchange Server, or else begin with an innocuous switch such as eseutil /mh. Having alerted you to the dangers, I want to emphasise that there will be …

PowerShell New-SystemMessage

Introduction to Exchange 2010 New-SystemMessage Here is an useful PowerShell cmdlet to customise DSN messages for your Exchange organization. Topics for PowerShell New-SystemMessage Example 1: New-SystemMessage HTML Research Parameters for New-SystemMessage with Get-Command Example 2: New-SystemMessage – Write Mailbox Quota Warning Example 3: -DsnCode 5.1.1 More Exchange PowerShell Cmdlets  ♣ …

PowerShell Add-MailboxPermission

PowerShell Add-MailboxPermission For Exchange 2010 Here is a PowerShell technique for allowing one user to read another user’s email.  While technically Add-MailboxPermission -identity is a straightforward task, emotionally, it may have repercussion if you give too many access rights to the wrong people. Exchange Permissions Pre-requisites Understanding Add-MailboxPermission Add-MailboxPermission AccessRights …

PowerShell Set-Contact

Use PowerShell to Set-Contact in Exchange 2010 Set-Contact is a nifty PowerShell cmdlet for modifying an existing Exchange contact object.  If you are changing multiple contacts then you could employ a second PowerShell cmdlet such as Get-Contact; the technique is to pipe its output into Set-Contact. Getting Started with Set-Contact …

Exchange 2010 Circular Logging

Introduction to Microsoft Exchange 2010 Circular Logging There is no doubt that Exchange log files just eat disk space.  Cheapskates conserve disk space by implementing Circular Logging on their Exchange 2010 transaction logs.  However, those who want an effective disaster recovery plan find a way of budgeting for the extra …

Exchange 2010 Server Roles

Exchange 2010 – Five Server Roles Compared with Exchange 2003, one of the biggest changes in Microsoft’s philosophy is that Exchange 2010 now has five server roles.  This passion for ‘Roles’ mirrors Microsoft’s mantra of ‘Customize This Server’ on Windows Server 2008. At one extreme you could deploy a single 2010 …