Category: Powershell

How To Send A Large Number Of Test Messages Through Your Exchange Server Using PowerShell

There was an interesting question in the Exchange TechNet forum this morning. An admin wanted to send 1000 test messages through their Exchange Server, and they were wondering if there was any third-party application that could do this. Or course, ...

Strange Exchange Management Powershell Error This Morning

I had a strange error message (or a collection of error messages) in my Exchange Management Shell PowerShell Console this morning. I have pasted the error below, but fortunately, it was an easy fix. Knowing that all Exchange PowerShell stuff ...

A Powershell Script To Copy The Contacts From An Exchange Public Folder To All Mailbox Contacts Folders

This is a script to copy Contacts from an Exchange Public Folder into the Contact folders of all Mailboxes.  It uses the script for an individual mailbox that I wrote here http://blog.leederbyshire.com/2015/05/06/a-powershell-script-to-copy-the-contacts-from-an-exchange-public-folder-to-a-mailbox-contacts-folder/ (which you should create in the same folder ...

A Powershell Script To Copy The Contacts From An Exchange Public Folder To A Mailbox Contacts Folder

Here is a script to copy Exchange (2007,2010, and possibly 2013) Public Folder Contacts to an Exchange Mailbox Contacts folder.  It can be run in either Exchange Management Shell, or the plain PowerShell (since it loads the Exchange Admin snap-ins ...

How To Enable Outlook Web Access Based On AD Security Group Membership

How To Enable Outlook Web Access Based On AD Security Group Membership Having answered a question like this in one of the Technet Exchange forums this morning, I was amazed to see how many incorrect suggestions there are out there for ...

How To Backup A Single Mailbox In Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1

The easiest way to back up a single mailbox is to get the user to export the mailbox to a .pst file. But what if you just want to sit down at the server and do it from the PowerShell ...

Use Powershell To Find Out Who’s Used Your Outlook Web App Recently

There was a post in the Technet Exchange Forum today from someone that wanted to find out which of their domain users had recently been using Outlook Web Access. This can be done quite easily in Powershell using the Select-String ...

A Script To Copy Your Exchange Global Address List To A Public Folder

Here is a little script that will copy your Exchange (2007, 2010, and possibly 2013) GAL entries into a Public Folder (as Contact items). I'm not sure why you would want to do this, but a question came up in ...

A Script To Send Mailbox Quotas To All Your Exchange Mailbox Users.

Here's a little powershell script that will send an email to all your Exchange Server mailbox users, that will tell them the current size of their mailbox, and the applicable mailbox quotas. Save the text into a .ps1 file, using Notepad ...