msExchDelegateListLink and the trouble Which it gave :)

Sorry for keeping the blog so Dull and not updating the same. I would try to keep it as active as possible hence forth ( I know this was the same promise which I had made in my last blog too) Well, recently I was working on a case where msExchDelegateListLink  attribute was causing some…

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Cmdletextension and its magic :)

Recently one of my dear friend asked me about a question ::: Adding a particular field for as a SMTP address for newly created users automatically. Did I Just say Friend 🙂 He is our PFE Akshay Well I talked about the cmdletextension agents with him and I also liked the Idea Then we had…

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Exchange Issue : MESO container objects :PowerShell Came to rescue

Hi folks! I am back after a period of inactivity 🙂   Recently I worked on a scenario , where we had to restore the MESO objects and have the PF link back to the associated MESO object.  We found that the Hierarchy was moved from One Admin Group to another Group after the MESO…

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Parsing Log files using windows PowerShell

An administrator can sometimes get in to a tricky spot, when someone asks questions about parsing logfiles 🙂 In this blog , we shall see how to parse IIS logs using PowerShell cmdlets.  Recently, my colleague Ajay was troubleshooting EWS issue and had multiple huge IIS logs from different servers.  We had tried to open the…

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Some mysteries of Throttling Policy: Recipient Rate Limit

In this topic I would try to illustrate how the Recipient Rate limit works and where it is saved. With more hybrid setups which are coming up these days we would certainly want seamless experience in both On-prem Servers and the O365servers. We did get a requirement stating that we need to have few users…

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How do we customize the PowerShell Profile to start the transcript

I was thinking about this for a long time, how do I Customize my PowerShell to have the transcript Started and to have the user name displayed on the Tittle  of the PowerShell window.? Some other thoughts came too in this Can I customize my Foreground ? How do I push this to all the…

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Where is the time zone property stored in exchange 2010

The TimeZone parameter specifies the time zone, such as Pacific Standard Time, that the mailbox in the specified region uses. The default value is the time zone setting on the server. I was interested to understand how it is stored After doing a lot of research on this, I was able to Figure it out…

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New-MailboxRestoreRequest bulk mailbox merge : how to do that

I was asked by some one if we can do new-mailboxrestorerequest for all the users. Well on the first thought I said it is possible. It took some time but I was able to get it working.   SCRIPT : =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- foreach($mailbox in Get-MailboxStatistics -Database RDB) {New-MailboxRestoreRequest -SourceDatabase RDB -SourceStoreMailbox $mailbox.DisplayName -TargetMailbox $mailbox.DisplayName} =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-   NOTE: In…

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Setting Meeting Policy in Office Communication 2007 R2 using PowerShell is this possible ?

Prashant From the UC team and came and asked me about helping him with a Script for setting Meeting Policy in Office Communication 2007 R2.   The Next Statement he said was the Shock 🙂 We do not have a PowerShell Module for Office Communication Server 2007.   I said wow. Then When checked with him…

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Why is my exchange shell and Management Console not opening :: EXCHANGE 2007?

Recently We had a Case in which we did a restore of the server by using recover server and found that We were unable to open the Exchange Management Shell, Exchange Management Console we were missing the Powershell Logs from the event viewer     Cause Missing Registry Entries   Resolution PROBLEM 1 : Issues…

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