Managing Calendar permissions using PowerShell in Exchange Server 2010

Good morning folks (A beautiful winter day without snow here in Toronto), In Today’s post we are going over the Add-MailboxFolderPermission cmdlet. This command is very helpful if you have a busy Director that wants a new assistant to have access to his Calendar and he doesn’t have time to do it. First of all, I would recommend to list the current Calendar permissions for our user and it can be done using Get-MailboxFolderPermission <mailbox>:\Calendar Adding permissions… Now that you know what is going on, you can add a new user and to do that just run the following cmdlet … Continue reading Managing Calendar permissions using PowerShell in Exchange Server 2010

Removing the first line (#TYPE) when using Export-csv cmdlet

Hello my friends, If you export data from Exchange you may have already noticed that after exporting data you will have a first line which by default starts with #TYPE and then specifies the object (full qualified). If you are not sure we can show you the issue in a couple of steps. First Let’s get a list of all our mailboxes and then export to the file OUTemp.csv If we open the file, here we have the first line with the information. It’s not a big deal but when you open on Excel instead of having your columns ready … Continue reading Removing the first line (#TYPE) when using Export-csv cmdlet

Managing Windows Time

Hello my friends I got in Canada this morning at 6:00AM and around 8AM I had a time issue because the freaking atomic clock that I was using was down (Can you believe it? Well if you are using from USA, you can check the list of their status on this site http://tf.nist.gov/tf-cgi/servers.cgi). So, the topic of Today is going to be Time! (when I say that I keep hearing Morgan Freeman initial speech on Through the Wormhole series. If you haven’t seen it, please do!). There are several ways to implement time on your environment and Microsoft has great … Continue reading Managing Windows Time

Managing Picture Display In Outlook 2010

Hi folks, This week I published an article about Picture Display usage in Outlook 2010, the article was published at MSExchange.org and has the script that I published here a couple of weeks ago (http://msmvps.com/blogs/andersonpatricio/archive/2010/01/06/adding-images-to-ad-users-using-a-uploadphoto-ps1-script.aspx) Here is the article: http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2010/management-administration/configuring-using-display-picture-exchange-server-2010.html Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio

Visualizing Quota Information using Outlook 2010 and Outlook Web App

Hi folks, A friend of mine just asked me about Quota Information to the end-user on the new products. So here a small brief how to retrieve quota information using Outlook 2010 and Outlook Web App. If you are a happy user and you are using the Outlook Web App, you can hover your mouse over your name on the right side and you will se the current size of your mailbox and limits assigned to you. If you are using Outlook 2010 there is Quota Information feature that can be turned on or off. Basically, righ click on the … Continue reading Visualizing Quota Information using Outlook 2010 and Outlook Web App

Managing multiple users through Exchange Managent Console of Exchange Server 2010

Hello folks, Today we are going over a new administrative feature found in the Exchange Management Console of Exchange Server 2010. In the new version we are able to change more than one user’ attributes in a single step like we already have in the Active Directory users and computers tool. Let’s disable the IMAP protocol of a couple of users using Exchange Management Console, let’s select the designated users and click on Properties. Click on Mailbox Features, and when we have <current status> value means that the values will not be changed on the selected mailboxes even though if … Continue reading Managing multiple users through Exchange Managent Console of Exchange Server 2010

Personalizing Disclaimer in Exchange Server 2010

Hello folks, Exchange Server 2010 brings a lot of new features, today we will go over some of the new capabilities that we can have in a Disclaimer Transpor Rule rule. Using Exchange Server 2010 we can add HTML and Active Directory information in a Transport Rule, isn’t cool? To use an Active Directory attribute we have to use double dollar sign before and after the attribute name, for example: %%Company%%, it will bring the Company attribute of the user to the disclaimer. We can also combine HTML and AD attributes, in this post we are using some basic HTML … Continue reading Personalizing Disclaimer in Exchange Server 2010

Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer in Action

Hello folks, Microsoft Canada has a great blog for IT Professionals that is the IT Pro Connection (http://blogs.technet.com/canitpro) and last April 18th Sasha Krsmanovic blogged about a tool that we spoke here in this blog before: Exchange Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer and he also added a video about the tool. Good stuff! Read more at source:  http://blogs.technet.com/canitpro/archive/2009/04/18/mvp-s-build-exchange-server-remote-connectivity-analyzer.aspx Cheers,Anderson Patricio