Tag Archives: EMS

PowerShell to the rescue to control Exchange 2013 logging


I’m sure that you, like me, pay close attention to Microsoft’s stated requirements to install Exchange 2013.  It is, after all, gripping reading of the kind that is guaranteed to lull the reader into a deep sleep within 22 nanoseconds. … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest: March 2014


March 2014 saw a lot of preparatory effort for the Microsoft Exchange Conference in Austin, which took place at the end of the month. However, before we got to MEC, we had to cope with a late breaking bug for … Continue reading

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Adapting Exchange on-premises scripts for Exchange Online


Since the introduction of PowerShell in the form of the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) in Exchange 2007, many scripts have been written to ease the burden of Exchange administration by automating common operations. Microsoft has broadened the scope and depth … Continue reading

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Tools to manage email and some PowerShell cheat sheets


It was interesting to see the launch of “Inbox Pause”, an add-in for Gmail from Baydin Software, the same folks who develop Boomerang for Gmail (and indeed, Boomerang for Outlook). These add-ins are designed to help manage the constant flow … Continue reading

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May 2012 articles posted on WindowsITPro.com


Another month goes by, another set of articles have been posted to my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. Here are the set for May 2012: The cloud is great, but what about Plan B? (May 31) discusses the need for … Continue reading

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PowerShell books for Exchange Administrators


Following my post on why I think every Exchange administrator needs to know PowerShell, I was challenged to say what books someone should read to get up to speed on the topic. So here goes (click here to see my … Continue reading

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Managing Office 365 with the one true shell


Exchange administrators have known since the release of Exchange 2007 that only wimps seek the soft comfort of the GUI-rich Exchange Management Console (EMC) when they attempt to manage servers, mailboxes, or other objects. Exchange Online, part of Office 365, … Continue reading

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