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Quickly Adding Active Directory Group Members using a LDAP filter

There are times when you need a quick one-liner to add Active Directory group membership based on users selected by some data. In this case I needed to move AD users into AD Distribution lists based on their email (mail attribute) externally managed information. The following script finds the users be looking at the LDAP filter of mail = *@domaintochek.com …

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How to remove the SMTP Service from Windows 2012 R2

Exchange Server 2013

How to remove the SMTP Service from Windows 2012 R2… Had to install a SMTP gateway on a Windows 2012 R2 host which already had OS SMTP service installed for testing a firewall.  Normally, I would have removed via Windows Features/Roles system but the option to remove feature wad greyed out.  However, using PowerShell I was able to remove the service with …

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Using PowerShell to Connect to Domino NAB

There are times where I need to compare Domino Address Books (NAB) to Active Directory.  Using PowerShell to connect to Domino NAB solves this with ease, although we have to use logon details with no authentication method.  A little strange but Domino accepts the ‘[System.DirectoryServices.AuthenticationTypes]::None’ fromPowerShell. [crayon-5a35307da43d4730894900/] Changing DominoSrv01, Organisation Name, Username and Password for the environment. [crayon-5a35307da43db148466994/] Make a connection …

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All the Microsoft Exchange Version Numbers and Download Location

Exchange Server 2013

Being able to look up and download the version of Exchange required for Exchange Labs for Customers has always been a bit a lengthly process. Today I found website with all the version numbers and links to the Download locations on the Microsoft website. The site is: http://eightwone.com/references/versions-builds-dates/  

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Creating Dynamic Distribution Groups

Ive been asked to create a Distribution Group based on Users City Value.  The following Powershell commands create a example Office based group. Once Powershell for On-premises or Office 365 shell has been started.  Enter the following command changing as required: [crayon-5a35307da4510094875717/] To enable the Mail tip use this additional command: [crayon-5a35307da4517139020450/] The following command will test and display which users will receive the email from …

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Updating Active Directory User Objects from CSV files

Sometimes it’s better to get updates for Active Directory objects supplied in the form of a Excel spreadsheet.  Using the information you can then run the following script to update objects with information contain the rows/columns of a spreadsheet (CSV file).  What makes this a little simplier the column headers are the AD properties to be udpated. Another issue covered in …

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How to invoke/test Exchange 2010 cmdlets via Remote Powershell 2.0 window

I’ve been working on a issue with WinRM and thought I would share the steps to test WinRM is working correctly.  This results in the Exchange 2010 Cmdlets being available on a Powershell 2.0 window without Exchange Management tools being installed.  Note: you must be have Exchange admin role assigned to the current logged in user i.e. can not be …

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