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Using PowerShell to troubleshoot the Exchange mailbox creation process

Using PowerShell to troubleshoot the Exchange mailbox creation process

I’ve been recently tasked by the team responsible for user account management to investigate why a user mailbox wasn’t created along with its Active Directory account. PowerShell being my favorite… Read more »

#PSTip Parsing Exchange size strings

#PSTip Parsing Exchange size strings

You have been tasked to generate a report of mailbox sizes and you quickly write the following: A week after, your manager asks you to re-format the size to another… Read more »

#PSTip How to create a dynamic distribution group

#PSTip How to create a dynamic distribution group

Note: This tip requires PowerShell 2.0 or above. One of the group types that Exchange can create is a dynamic distribution group. Unlike regular distribution groups that contain a defined set… Read more »

#PSTip How to find which mailboxes are over quota limits

#PSTip How to find which mailboxes are over quota limits

Note: This tip requires PowerShell 2.0 or above. In a previous tip we saw how to configure storage quotas for a mailbox using PowerShell. Today we will see how we can… Read more »

#PSTip How to configure storage quotas for a mailbox using PowerShell

#PSTip How to configure storage quotas for a mailbox using PowerShell

Note: This tip requires PowerShell 2.0 or above. Exchange lets us configure mailbox storage quotas for a mailbox, control the size of mailboxes and manage the growth of mailbox databases. Storage… Read more »

#PSTip Count the number of mailboxes per department

#PSTip Count the number of mailboxes per department

Yesterday I got an email asking for help to create a report of all user mailboxes in Exchange per department. When you execute a Get-Mailbox command, you’ll see that the Department property is not… Read more »

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