Implementing Kerberos Exchange 2010 Enviornment

There are many benefits of implementing Kerberos in the exchange environment like faster login times & reducing authentication bottlenecks. On working on some issues with our environment , Microsoft recommended us to implement Kerberos. You can find these steps on many blogs/Technet but still I am writing down on what we followed. If this is…

Change ActiveSync Policy Based on AD group

There has been a requirement that we need to change the policy of certain users & need to automate the process based on AD group. We have written below script to do this job, this script uses QAD AD Shell & Exchange management shell. It fetches group members from the AD group export them in…

How to identify who accessed mailboxes in Exchange 2010

Introduction In large organizations mailboxes may be accessed by a number of people besides the owners – including delegates and administrators. Because of this, proper auditing of mailbox access needs to be carried out in order to defend against the misuse of critical information. Mailbox audit logging (available from Exchange 2010 SP1 onwards) helps to…

Mailbox Move Agent

Sharing a script that I named as Mailbox agent, it is a package of 3 scripts: 1-SubmitMailBoxMoveRequests.ps1 2-ResumeMailBoxMove.ps1 3-ClearCompleteMailBoxMove.ps1 These we used during mailbox moves from old dags to newly created dags for exchange 2010. update 1-SubmitMailBoxMoveRequests.ps1 script with OLDDAG/NewDAG name $mbxsrvsrc = “OLDdag01” $mbxsrvdst = “Newdag01” Script will check the $countperday value & from each…

DAG Creation Installation Notes

Today I am sharing the brief notes that you can refer for creating the Database Availability Group for Exchange Environment. We have used it for 2010 environment – win 2008 r2sp1 (changed to make it generic). Copy the installation files to the Server 2. Check Powershell version should be 2.0 ($psversiontable) 3. Run Set-ExecutionPolicy unrestricted in…

Exchange 2010 Create and Apply Retention Policy

Today in this blog post, we will create Retention policy for Voice Mails in Exchange environment. As per our organization standards we don’t want to retain the Voice Emails beyond  30 days, therefore we will create a policy & will apply it to Unified Messaging mailboxes. Note: please don’t use GUI on any step for…