Custom RBAC Management Roles–Part 2

In a previous post, I explained how to create a Custom RBAC role which removes certain abilities from the Administrative team. A comment was posted asking how to do the opposite, and create a role group with only certain cmdlets available, for an application to manage mobile devices. Here is the request: Could you please…

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PowerShell for Exchange 2010–Cheat Sheet!

When working with customers, everyone who is new to PowerShell finds it to be an amazing idea, but very daunting. Once you start using it, you will pick up the syntax and how to structure your commands. However, it can take a while to get to know which cmdlet to use, and what each cmdlet…


Outlook 2010 Group Policy Templates–Issue with Exchange Unicode Mode–Turn Off ANSI Mode

There seems to be an issue with the Outlook 2010 ADM/ADMX Template Files. The Description for the setting “Exchange Unicode Mode – Turn Off ANSI Mode” Appears to be incorrect. When working with a customer to deploy a policy to force all legacy OST’s to be silently changed to Unicode format, we used the policy…


How to Import an ICS file into Outlook

Todays post will detail how to import an ICS file into Outlook 2010. I have been working with a customer who is Migrating from Lotus Domino to Exchange, but not using a migration tool to synchronise the data. The Notes client will allow you to export into an ICS File. This post will show the…

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How to create a custom “Recipient Management” group using Exchange 2010 RBAC

My customer wanted to assign the "Recipient Management" group to their helpdesk staff, who are responsible for the creation and management of their Exchange mailboxes. However, they didn’t want to give the "Delete" permissions to the helpdesk. This is simple to accomplish using Exchange 2010 and RBAC! Currently, when the helpdesk use the EMC with…