PowerShell for everyone…

Hello folks, I’ve just read on PowerShell Team blog that PowerShell will be installed by default on top of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 which means that for us, Exchange guys, the Exchange Server setup may have one less step during the Welcome wizard 🙂 Read more at source: http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2008/10/28/powershell-will-be-installed-by-default-on-windows-server-08-r2-ws08r2-and-windows-7-w7.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio

Communicator 2007 – October Updates

Hello folks, This Communicator 2007 October update fixes the following issues: 958659 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958659/) When you use telephony mode=4, you can only manually set the URI information in Communicator 2007 957793 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957793/) A Communicator 2007 client is unusually slow at startup 956734 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956734/) The presence status of Communicator 2007 changes to “Away” for all Terminal Server users when one user locks the desktop on a Windows Server 2008-based computer To download it : http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1ad57f8f-78f7-45f6-a8c0-805936f46645 Read more at source: http://communicationsserverteam.com/archive/2008/10/27/311.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio

Changing more than 1000 mailboxes at the same time through Exchange Management Shell

Hello folks, If you need to run a cmdlet that changes one or more attribute of more than 1000 users you will receive an error if you try this following cmdlet: Get-Mailbox | Set-Mailbox -RulesQuota:256KB In this specific case we have to use ResultSize parameter in the Get-Mailbox cmdlet to list all your users and then they will be changed by the second cmdlet in the same pipe, as follows: Get-Mailbox -ResultSize:5000 | Set-Mailbox -RulesQuota:256KB Note: In this case my result size does not go over 5000 mailboxes. You have to change this value based in your number of mailbxes. … Continue reading Changing more than 1000 mailboxes at the same time through Exchange Management Shell

Videos about new OCS R2 features

Hello folks, Two videos were released by OCS Technicall Team about some of the new features that are coming in the new OCS 2007 R2 version, as follows: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and the new Attendant Console http://edge.technet.com/Media/OCS-and-the-new-Attendant/Default.aspx?wa=wsignin1.0 What’s new in Conferencing with Office Communications Server 2007 R2 http://edge.technet.com/Media/Whatrsquos-New-in-Conferencing-with-Office-Communications-Server-2007-R2/ Cheers, Anderson Patricio

IFilters for Exchange Server 2007 and some other products..

This download will install and register IFilters with the Windows Indexing Service. These IFilters are used by Microsoft Search products to index the contents of specific document formats. This Filter Pack includes IFilters for the following formats: .docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .zip, .one, .vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, and .vtx. Because Windows Desktop Search (WDS) consumes IFilters from Windows Indexing Service, the IFilters will be automatically registered and available for use by WDS. Here is how to register IFilters with Exchange Server 2007: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;944516 Here is the IFilter downloads: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=60c92a37-719c-4077-b5c6-cac34f4227cc&displaylang=en&tm

Direct SIP with IP-PBX in OCS 2007

Hello folks, Applying all hotfixes released in August 2008 we will be able to configure OCS 2007 in Direct SIP with IP-PBX (actually there is a comparative matrix in the same post where MS tested some Cisco Call Manager versions). More information about this you can check this blog from Office Communicaton Server Team out: http://communicationsserverteam.com/archive/2008/09/26/270.aspx After a few days of the initial post the OCSTeam blogged explaining how to do such configuration, as follows: http://communicationsserverteam.com/archive/2008/09/30/302.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio