Monthly Archives: December 2011

Bulk mailbox creation

I have gone through the bulk mailbox creation for all of the users in AD. The steps included were creation of a CSV file with user atributes and run a PS script which processes the csv file. 1. Crate a CSV with the following fields for all AD user objects: Lastname,Firstname,Name,UserPrincipalName,Password 2. Make the script […]

How to assign a user’s mailbox to another user?

There are two tasks for this: 1. Assign Full access permission to user B on User A’s mailbox 2. Give Send As/Receive As permission to User B on User A’s mailbox. Full Access Permission: Run the cmdlet:  Add-MailboxPermission “UserB” -User “UserA” -AccessRights FullAccess -InheritanceType all Receive As/ Send As permission: Add-ADPermission “UserB” -User “DomainUserA” -Extendedrights […]

Exchange 2007 – Get list of recipients NOT hidden

The following cmdlet will help to generate a list of recipients ‘not hidden’ get-recipient -resultsize unlimited -filter {HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled -eq $false} If you want to export the result to a csv file, get-recipient -resultsize unlimited -filter {HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled -eq $false} | Export-CSV c:recipient.csv

You can’t specify the recipient container because legacy servers are detected

Recently, I have made some research on an issue happened during Exchange Migration (2003 to 2010 or 2007 to 2010) Issue: After transitioning from Exchange 2003 (or 2007) to Exchange 2010, you get the following error when trying to create a new e-mail address policy: “You can’t specify the recipient container because legacy servers are […]

Enable IRM licensing for internal messages in Exchange 2010

Information Rights Management (IRM) is enabled by default for internal messages in Exchange 2010. This allows you to create transport protection rules and Microsoft Outlook protection rules to IRM-protect messages in transport and on Microsoft Outlook 2010 clients. Enabling IRM for internal messages is a prerequisite for all other IRM features in Exchange 2010, such […]

Restoring a mailbox from WSB

I will describe small steps to recover a mailbox from Windows Server Backup. It includes steps like restroing the backup file from WSB to an alternate location, creation of recovery database and restoring the mailbox 1. Recovery from backup: 1. Start WSB on the server and select Recover from the Action menu 2. On the […]

PST Repairing tool

1. Open the application SCANPST in your computer (If you have outlook pre-installed the application will be the there at your outlook installation folder) 2. Open SCANPST and Browse the required PST or STM file                 3. Click ‘Start’ to start repairing the corrupted file

SSL Installation Diagnostics tools

SSL Installation Diagnostics – Check SSL Certificate DigiCertUtil.exe makes it easy to: •See all the SSL certificates installed on your server. •Easily view details for each certificate. •Fix intermediate certificate problems with one click. •Import and Export your certificates to make a backup or move them between servers. •Test a certificate to verify its […]

Exchange 2010 SP2

Microsoft has updated its Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, posting a service pack with a number of new features and bug fixes, the company announced Monday. The new features in Microsoft Exchange Service Pack 2 were developed based on customer feedback, according to the company. They reflect the expanding use of enterprise e-mail, scheduling and associated […]