Basic installation guide for Windows PowerShell Web Access

Hi folks, PowerShell Team blogged about a new feature that is coming in Windows Server 2012 which allows a PowerShell console in a web browser. Isn’t that cool? Windows PowerShell Web Access is a new feature in Windows Server 2012. It is an IIS application that provides a Windows PowerShell console in a web browser. The IIS application acts as a gateway between the web browser and the machines that you can connect to in your environment. These machines should have Windows PowerShell remoting enabled. The video below illustrates the three simple steps of setup and configuration – 1. Feature … Continue reading Basic installation guide for Windows PowerShell Web Access

Product Review: Lepide Exchange Manager

Hello folks, Today’s review will be about a tool called Lepide Exchange Manager developed by Lepide Software (www.lepide.com) and the version that we are using for this review is the version 12. This tool can be used with Exchange Server 2000/2003/2007 and 2010. The trial version of the tool reviewed here can be found at http://www.lepide.com/exchange-manager/. First impressions and overview… Lepide Exchange Manager can be considered a Swiss Army knife for a messaging administrator and because of its neat features it allows a recover from a Disaster within a few steps, and besides of the recover capabilities which caught my … Continue reading Product Review: Lepide Exchange Manager

MSExchange.org – PowerShell 101 for Messaging Administrators and IT Pros

Hello folks, Long time no see, a lot of work and Eurocup 2012 makes this blog to slow down for a little but we are still here! This week the fourth article of my series was published at MSExchange.org and this new series we talk about PowerShell 101 where the idea is to show the readers how to create their own scripts and understand basic concept of PowerShell. Here is the list containing all articles published so far: PowerShell 101 for Messaging Administrator and IT Pros (Part 4) http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2010/management-administration/powershell-101-messaging-administrator-pros-part4.html PowerShell 101 for Messaging Administrator and IT Pros (Part 3) http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2010/management-administration/powershell-101-messaging-administrator-pros-part3.html … Continue reading MSExchange.org – PowerShell 101 for Messaging Administrators and IT Pros

Can’t verify domain in Office 365

Hello my friends, If you are getting the following error message and you are sure that all DNS entries were added properly, you may be right! I’m having this issue with my personal domain where I associated and validated the domain andersonpatricio.ca a long time ago with a test account for an articles series and even though my Office 365 trial account has expired for months I can’t use that domain anymore. The solution? There is nothing that you can do at your end, you must open a ticket with Microsoft Support and they will give a couple of options: … Continue reading Can’t verify domain in Office 365

Exchange Management Console using filters

Hello comrades (Don’t ask me why… I was watching a 2nd world war movie), When you start having more than a single server and several databases it may be hard for a local administrator to open the Database Management tab because it will take longer to list all databases and their status and so forth, the same applies when you have hundreds of users especially if you usually only works with some of the databases or set of users (remote or site administrators). If you are using a naming convention to differentiate your databases among locations you can use the … Continue reading Exchange Management Console using filters

My MCM self-study labs and a couple of hints about the exam process

Hi there, One of my new’s year resolution was to study for the MCM exam and last February I was able to manage to write the exam and I passed, and now somehow I should go back to my LAB to start studying for the MCM LAB Exam. Since I’m planning to do that I would like to share with you a few hints about my study process so it may help yours as well. Important: I couldn’t get approval from my company to join the MCM training in Seattle and that is the only reason that I decided to … Continue reading My MCM self-study labs and a couple of hints about the exam process

Back from Holidays.. time to get back to work

Hi folks, You may have noticed that I disappeared from Blog, Twitter, Forums and all that stuff for the last 2-3 weeks and that anomaly was cause by my holidays During my time out of the grid a couple of articles that I wrote a few months ago were published at MSExchange.org. One of the article series that was started was about PowerShell 101 for Messaging Administrators where I try to explain how to start building your own scripts and how to use the PowerShell. Automating Exchange Server 2010 Deployment PowerShell 101 for Messaging Administrator and IT Pros (Part 1) … Continue reading Back from Holidays.. time to get back to work