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Tag: Exchange 2019

Quick tip for the day. Ever wanted to remove an alias from a Distribution Group and wondered how to do this with the Exchange Management Shell (EMS). It is pretty simple, you run the following command below: Set-distributiongroup GroupEmailAddress –EmailAddresses @{remove=’AliasAddress’} Replace the “GroupEmailAddress” with the Primary SMTP address and then the AliasAddress is the […]

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As you would have noticed in not only Exchange 2019 but 2016 that when you type a certain command you will receive a nice yellow warning to use the new cmdlet instead. For example, I ran the following command: Get-TransportServer And as you can see below, the warning: when you run the new cmdlet that […]

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Quick Tip: If you want to create a room mailbox, you can do so with a simple command: New-Mailbox -Name MyRoom -DisplayName “My Room” -Room To Validate your setup, you can run the following command: Get-Mailbox myroom | fl Name,RecipientTypeDetails There you have it, simple enough. Hope it helps.

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In the world we live in today, information is vital and having your email open for everyone to view is also not such a good thing. In Exchange you have the option to set a timeout value so that if you are in-active for a certain period then the OWA page will log you out. […]

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I have a strange problem in my lab where my main account is part of the org admin group however I cannot run half the commands, I thought I would reset everything with the commands below but have not seen any change. Still cannot do much. However in my Exchange 2016 lab, it worked just […]

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With the attack on RDP getting more and more each day, many Admins are forced to use remote tools to get onto servers. Managing your exchange 2019 server or legacy servers does not require you to login to the desktop, you can use remote PowerShell and because the Exchange Admin Center is web based, it […]

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Quick tip: If you want to change your Deleted Item Retention on your mailbox database, you can do so running a simple command in PowerShell using the Exchange Management Shell: Set-MailboxDatabase -Identity “Mailbox Database Name” -DeletedItemRetention 30 If you wanted to change a single mailbox, then you can run the following command in PowerShell: Set-Mailbox […]

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As an Exchange Admin, you might have help desk staff that need to run commands or do things on Exchange but you don’t want them logging into the Exchange Servers directly for company policy prevents it. Each case is unique and each business has it’s set of requirements. Never-the-less, you can install the Exchange Management […]

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There are many ways in PowerShell to check the mailbox database copy status in Exchange, here are some examples from the Exchange Management Shell (EMS): Blanket check.Per DAG check.Per Server check. Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus * The above command runs across all servers and databases in the environment. Below is the next example. Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus -Identity dag1* The above […]

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In the last part, we will look at moving the Discovery Search Mailbox from Exchange 2016 to Exchange 2019, to find the mailbox in your environment, you can run the following command: Get-Mailbox discovery* Now we can move it to the Exchange 2019 Server running a similar command to the other ones: Get-Mailbox discovery* | […]

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