Easy URL for Office 365 OWA

You may have a hard time remembering the URL for your Office 365 OWA. The URL is usually something along the lines of: https://pod12345.outlook.com/OWA/, which may not make a lot of sense if you’re accessing OWA from the random kiosk browser and struggling to remember various URLs, user names and passwords… The really easy way,…


Troubleshoot: Exchange 2010 EMC shows DC errors

You may see the following error in EMC: “An error caused a change in the current set of domain controllers”. Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup shown below, is just one of the failing functions: This is usually combined with a slow (laggy) EMC in general. The problem can occur after having demoted Domain Controllers in your domain that EMC…


How To: Change mailbox quota based on current value

This turns out to be somewhat tricky unless you experiment quite a lot with the values and operators, therefore I’m posting the quick solution here for those of you that (like me) like to find what you search for… :o) If you use the Get-Mailbox cmdlet without parameters you will get all mailboxes listed in…


How To: Bulk creation of AD users and Exchange mailboxes

Over the past couple of months I have worked on more than one project where the customer wanted to create a new forest for the new Exchange 2007 installation. Normally you would migrate users from the old domain(s) with ADMT or another product but in these cases brand new user accounts and mailboxes were desired….