PowerShell Scripting  – Exchange 2007 Nouns

PowerShell – Exchange 2007 Nouns

The best thing you can do to script Exchange 2007 with PowerShell is to get the QAD snap-In.  Meanwhile, here is a list of the main nouns for manipulating Exchange 2007 via Microsoft’s PowerShell command shell.

To investigate try Get-Help m* where ‘m’ is the first letter of the command that you are researching.  * is the usual wildcard.  I have discovered that exchange specific commands begin with a uppercase e.g. Get-Mailbox (Upper ‘G’ and ‘M’)  but Get-Eventlog (lower case ‘g’ and ‘e’)

Noun Switches
Mailbox and
MailboxStatistics
-server
MailboxDatabase -storagegroup
Mailcontact -identity guyt
User and
MailUser
-identity
Contact -OrganizationalUnit managers
Group and
DistributionGroup
 
StorageGroup  
Message  
Queue Also Freeze-Queue
ExchangeServer -domain
Recipient -resultsize 50

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