Exchange_AddIn Module

Here is another PowerShell (PS) toolset I have been working on, the ‘Exchange_AddIn’ module. This module is a combination of several other scripts that are either on the internet or action items customers need help with in their day to day tasks. By combining several lines of code into a single verb-noun command let (cmdlet),…

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Exchange Online – Aggressive Termination script

As more and more customers migrate Exchange on premises data to Exchange online, there are some limitations that may need work arounds that might need to be performed from time to time. Download the script from the MS Script Center: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Exchange-Online-Aggressive-fc144a91 O365 is designed to run day in and day out without any interruptions. There are…

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O365_Logon Module

I created this PowerShell module to help O365 Administrators sign into the their online tenant services using simple verb-noun single command lets (cmdlets). While the general O365 PowerShell (PS) sign-in process is straight forward by itself, there are several lines of PS code that need to be combined and executed each and every logon attempt….

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O365_Installs_Connections.ps1

This script simplifies IT administrators installs for all of the required additional software/modules for a proper O365 PowerShell connection experience. Included in this script is a text based menu with options for creating connections to the different O365 services. Due to the nature of the Internet and that some installs are .exe downloads, some are…

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SharePoint Online Management Shell

The SharePoint Online Management Shell has a new Windows PowerShell module that lets O365 administrators manage their SharePoint Online subscription using PowerShell. The focus is around site collection management. With O365 and PowerShell becoming more and more popular, the SharePoint team has added this installable Module to allow SharePoint administrators access to their online tenant…

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Live! 360 Event in Orlando

I’ll be speaking at Live! 360 Orlando, November 16-20. Surrounded by your fellow industry professionals, Live! 360 provides you with immediately usable training and education that will keep you relevant in the workforce.   I’ll be presenting the following sessions: Exchange and O365 PowerShell   O365 and Exchange Hybrid Management   SPECIAL OFFER: As a speaker,…

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Protect OU's from accidental deletion

Here is a quick and easy one line PowerShell script to set all of the Organizational Units (OU's) in your Active Directory (AD) to protect from accidental deletion. I know others have posted similar information, but it never hurts to raise awareness of this setting. And also, since I run into many customers that do…

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Exchange 2013 impact on legacy OAB settings

Much has been written about the new and changing ways OAB (Offline Address Book) generation in Exchange 2013 works: RTM process, CU5 process, and now CU7 process. However, I want to remind everyone of what happens when you go to install Exchange 2013 in a legacy (2007 or 2010) Exchange environment. This was also covered…

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Using PowerShell instead of cmd to keep a transcript

Ok, so all of you that use Command Line (CMD.exe), it is probably time to stop and just use PowerShell. Now there is nothing wrong with cmd, as we’ve used it for many, many years. However, there is no transcript option available. Many of you know and some do not, that PowerShell has a built…

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