Shared Mailbox Creation

Sharing a script that we have written to create Shared mailboxes. You can customize it as per your needs. This script is a great example of using DSMOD/DSADD in powershell. It does plenty of things , many of these are dependent on the process used in the enviornment so this can act as a sample…

AZURE Reserve Public IP Address – Classic/ARM

Today we will talk about reserving the Public IP Addresses for Azure. This is different for Classic & ARM model. There is a need for most organizations to reserve some IP addresses as they don’t want to loose these in case if site/vm is down/de-allocated. Important thing to note here is that you can reserve…

Certificate expiry Alert

This script has been written long ago but started using it now, not a complex logic/code but assisted few of our teams to monitor their enviornment certificates 60 days before expiry. here is what it does: Read the CSV file   Read  Cert name, expiry , alert email & Type $CertName = $i.CertName $Expiry =…

Stellar Exchange Toolkit

Today lets get our hands dirty on one of the Vendor software “Stellar Exchange Toolkit“. Initial thoughts after looking at the software was that its handy & cost effective (single software is compatible with all the versions of exchange starting from 2003) It boasts below features: Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery Stellar Mailbox Extractor for…

Use DS Commands with Powershell

In this blog post I will share a TIP on how to use DS utilities inside your scripts. There are situations when you have limitation of using AD modules or you can’t use third-party Shells like Quest AD Shell. DS utilities are very handy & can do most of the things related to active directory. Sharing…

Mystery of Dynamic Distribution Lists Exchange Hybrid

Today, I am sharing a situation where we had to tweak the Hybrid solution to make existing Dynamic Distribution lists utilized in one of the customer Environment. As office 365/Exchange online administrators, We all know that Dynamic Distributions lists are not synchronized via AAD synchronization or you can say not supported, either you have to create…