Checking MPS and AD Integrity… Part #7: OAB Servers

Yes, while the whole world is talking and about to planning to move towards the next release of Hosted Exchange (Exchange Server 2010), I haven’t forgotten that we still have folks in HMC world. The good news is that the migration guide is on the way. I have read through it, looks reasonable so far….

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Checking MPS and AD Integrity… Part #6: Mailbox and Public Folder Database

At the heart of HMC is MPS. And at the heart of this this MPS is that 2 mysterious databases, the PlanManager and ResourceManager databases. What I am trying to do is to attempt to provide you guys some script to help you to better know your environment to at least know the health of your…

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Checking MPS and AD Integrity… Part #5: Contacts and Groups

Hi, we have been talking about Exchange Server 2010 and SharePoint 2010 for the past few weeks. Let’s get back to HMC a little bit. We were talking about MPS with AD Integrity check. I am grouping all the HMC’s MPS and AD integrity check into the “Integrity Check” category. You will find all the…

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Checking MPS and AD Integrity… Part #4: OU Container to Organization – MPS to AD

In Part #3, I provided a piece of code that will retrieve from Active Directory all the OUs and then check against the MPS database to see if they exist. That helps you identify any mismatch. It is useful in situations like if you have to restore a MPS database that is like 2-3 weeks…

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Checking MPS and AD Integrity… Part #3: OU Container to Organization – AD to MPS

Alright, here is a piece of code like the earlier. Instead of checking the user object, this checks the OU in the AD and match it with the Organization in the MPS database. This piece of code will help you identify any mismatch. It is useful in situations like if you have to restore a…

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Checking MPS and AD Integrity… Part #2: User Objects – AD to MPS

Alright, first I provided the Powershell script to do MPS to AD check and now we are going to do the other way round, which is from AD to MPS. In this script, with the specified base DN, say OU=Hosting, DC=Fabrikam, DC=COM, it will start searching for all the user objects underneath that OU and…

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Checking MPS and AD Integrity… Part #1: User Objects – MPS to AD

Ever wonder if whatever in user objects in MPS matches whatever in your Active Directory? If yes, this script might be what you need to find out a bit more about the integrity of your current environment. This is a powershell script. Save the following to say, MPStoAD.ps1. Then change the highlighted portion below and…

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