Exchange Remote Hosted Archives

For one of our customers we are using a process to migrate the PST from EntepriseVault to archives on Exchange online. The process that we are following till now is : Migrate the Exchange mailbox to EOL. Enable the Remote Archive Upload the PST via Azure. This process is working great for us but customer…

Enable o365 Services – input users via text file

Sharing a script that We used for enabling particular o365 services for set of users in our tenant. You can use this as per your requirement by changing the variables inside it. Note: MSOL is a requirement before you can run this script. refer : https://syscloudpro.com/2015/04/30/connecting-office-365-via-powershell/ Download the script file from below link, change the variables…

Exchange Health Check – Monitor and Alert

This is the updated version of the below script: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Exchange-2010-Health-Check-7be55c87 Enhancements have been done so that Email Alert is generated when state is critical. New in this script is: $ALert = “Yes” $htmlreporting = “Yes” $smtphost = “smtp.labtest.com” $from = “Exchange2010Status@labtest.com” $from1 = “SysMonitoring@labtest.com” $to = “Vikass@labtest.com” $hrs = (get-date).Addhours(-24) if $alert is yes than…

Microsoft Excel cannot access the file -PS Script

Sharing a TIP on Scheduling a script that contains excel code. One of my Script that uses excel was running fine when I was launching it interactively but if scheduled thru Task scheduler it wasn’t working & threw below errors: Microsoft Excel cannot access the file There are several possible reasons: The file name or…

Bulk Room Mailboxes Creation

Sharing a Script that you can use in your environment to streamline rooms creation process. What script does is take the input from CSV file & than do below: Create Exchange account Modify AD account Create a Universal Distribution List Group(s) for Restricted Conference Rooms Apply Calendar Permissions Apply auto accept settings Here is the…

Performance Point Error – Code Blocks are not allowed in this file

We have  implemented Performance point for our Sharepoint farm as requested by one of our departments. They want to use it as a Business Intelligence tool, therefore wanted to explore its capabilities. We have configured it as documented by Microsoft by creating Secure Store Service Starting Performance point services Configuring Performance point service application After that…

Use EVPM to disable multiple archives

Sharing a method that can be used when you are doing office 365 migrations & you want to disable /ZAP multiple archives. Disabling the archives using GUI method is cumbersome & can take a lot of time. We are running the EVPM command manually but you can schedule it as well. For running the EVPM script…