Category Archives: PowerShell and Exchange 2007

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Mailbox database status

  A recent forum post on mailbox database status in Exchange 2007  proved interesting. If I do this PS> Get-MailboxDatabase -Status | select Name, server, storagegroup, mounted Name Server StorageGroup—- —— ————MailDatabase EXCH07 EXCH07\Test1MDB01 EXCH07 EXCH07\SG1MDB02 EXCH071 EXCH071\SG2 but if … Continue reading

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Net start – -why?

I am reading the Exchange 2007 Design exam study guide at the moment.  The characters are a bit wooden and the plot is obvious but apart from that its not bad. One bit made me think that the dots weren’t … Continue reading

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Exchange 2007 SP1

Couple of interesting points from installing an Exchange 2007 SP1 test machine yesterday. 1) You can’t do the schema upgrade if the install routine can’t identify the schema master FSMO holder. If replication is not up to date on the … Continue reading

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List mailboxes by mailbox database

I was asked today how we could look at which users are in which mailbox database on Exchange 2007.  Simple answer is Get-Mailbox | Sort database, name | Format-Table name, database Technorati Tags: PowerShell, Exchange 2007

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Exchange 2007 SP1

Exchange 2007 SP1 has arrived.  Doesn’t seem to be any new PowerShell functionality but SP1 makes a product worthy of consideration in many eyes.  An increase in installations next year should push PowerShell interest to new heights. As SP1 is … Continue reading

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Calculations revisited

In my previous post  http://richardsiddaway.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!43CFA46A74CF3E96!896.entry I showed that the totalitemsize property of Get-mailBoxStatistics usually returned a string showing the mailbox size in bytes with the string ending in a "B".  However If the size is an exact number of kilobytes then … Continue reading

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