Exchange Online and Automapping

You have seen that exchange 2010 has introduced the feature called auto-mapping where mailboxes get auto mapped to outlook when full mailbox permissions are granted. We have seen issues with this feature & that’s why in the past I have written the post on how to disable the auto-mapping for all mailboxes in the environment.…

Powershell and SQL Server

For one of my powershell project(EOL/Skob migration)   that has become huge and  I required to use sql table to report /Log about each migration from start till end, along with any errors that are encountered. This can be helpful in checking the status for particular user for past dates, querying in a fast manner,…

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…