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How-To – Find how many connections Outlook makes to your Exchange infrastructure using Netstat.exe

In this quick procedure we leverage TaskList.exe command (default Windows command line utility) to...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 02/11/2019

Exchange 2013/2016/2019 & ExO - a sample Get-Mailbox GUI

Here is a GUI to get mailboxes information in an Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 and/or Exchange...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 11/19/2018

Exchange Server 2013/2016/2019 Components Checker

Here’s the latest addition in Exchange 2013/2016/2019 server quick tools. Sometimes, for maintenance...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 10/29/2018

Dynamic Distribution Group creation tool (PowerShell command generator to create Distribution Groups)

I. Introduction See the Download section below for the link to download the tool. In Exchange...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 06/08/2018

PowerShell command line generator for Exchange (2010,2013, 2016) Recovery Database creation and make it use existing database and log files

Description Download link at the very end of this article... This program is a Graphical User...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 06/05/2018

Autodiscover test tool - (c) from Kip Ng

Hi all, I was looking for a tool or a script that would help me to test the Exchange Autodiscover...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 05/28/2018

Event Logs CSV Collector: Created a Graphical User Interface around the Get-EventsFromEventLogs.ps1 script

*** Edited - added a function to check for Powershell V3 (Function IsPSV3 () - required) and exit if...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 05/23/2018

How To: Use a PowerBI template to analyze Event Logs exported as a CSV file

Prerequisites/Ingredients PowerBI Desktop – You can download it here The PowerBI Event Log analysis...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 05/04/2018

PowerShell scripts to Migrate Exchange Mailbox and Distribution Group Send As, Full Access and Send On Behalf Permissions into a CSV file–Part I : Export Script

Hi ! This post is to introduce a script to export Mailbox Send As, Full Access and Send On Behalf...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 04/29/2018

PowerShell–Script to export events to screen and/or to a CSV file from one or multiple machines

*** UPDATE *** Added a GUI wrapped around this script - you can check it out here ... Type the...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 04/13/2018

How-to – Load Remote Exchange PowerShell Session on Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016, Exchange Online (O365) - which ports do you need

1-Intro In a previous blog post, I exposed the trick to load the Exchange Management Shell on ISE,...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 04/06/2018

Outlook 2010/2013/206–General recommendations to avoid latencies, crashes, or general bad user experience

Since I started to work with Outlook and Exchange in 1999, I am still seeing Outlook clients used or...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 03/08/2018

Exchange 2013/2016 - Transport Storage Disk Space Sizing Tool

** Updated the tool with control for "Servers Failure Tolerance per DAG" to not exceed the number of...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 01/20/2018

How To–Load Exchange Management Shell into PowerShell ISE

  1. Introduction This post provides you with the method to load the Exchange Management Shell into...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 12/17/2017

PowerShell post - GUI Pause to give user choice to continue or abort a PowerShell script execution

Hi all, this post is to show you how to use a GUI pause, basically a message box which when you call...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 11/22/2017

How to search, and then delete a specific e-mail (Exchange 2010, 2013 and 2016)

Introduction To search in Exchange (aka eDiscover), you will need to define at minimum the...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 11/01/2017

Exchange 2010/2013/2016 and Exchange Online – List which RBAC role group / role the current logged user has

Hi all ! Another quick post – I post mostly to be able to refer it back when I’ll need it and also...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 11/01/2017

Pure PowerShell Post–Variation From Previous Post: Commented Sample Using PowerShell Progress Bar With Secondary Progress Bar …

#STEPS FOR USING A PROGRESS BAR - With Child Progress Bar...   #NOTE: You can copy paste that whole...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 10/30/2017

Pure PowerShell Post–Going Through Setting a Basic PowerShell Progress Bar–For future reference when I’ll need to use/demo a progress bar …

#STEPS FOR USING A PROGRESS BAR #NOTE: You can copy paste that whole post to an ISE or a NOTEPAD and...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 10/29/2017

Pure Powershell Post–Sample on How to use Custom PS Object to store information of different cmdlets and populate a collection to store into a CSV file

#STEPS FOR USING PS OBJECT TO STORE OBJECT PROPERTIES FROM DIFFERENT CMDLETS AND EXPORTING TO A CSV...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 10/29/2017

Exchange 2013/2016/O365 Exchange Online – eDiscovery independent Graphical User Interface

Hi all, today I’m giving you a tool that proved its usefulness along the past couple of years for...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 09/21/2017

Exchange 2013 / Exchange 2016–a quick note about Server FQDN aka NLB fqdn

While planning or deploying Exchange 2013/2016, don’t forget these to have the correct Load...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 09/15/2017

Powershell Objects–How to export-csv information coming from different cmdlets and with potentially multi-valued attributes

Hi all,   Since I keep forgetting where this great post is located, I’m just putting a bookmark...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 08/11/2017

Quick dirty post–Powershell Script to check registry keys on remote servers (check for E2010 fixed ports)

Hi all, I know Exchange 2010 is almost outdated, but that’s just for my reference and also for an...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 08/11/2017

Exchange 2010 and later – use PowerBI to visualize Message Tracking log stats and use as an User Profile Analyzer

Hi all ! My posts are pretty rare these days, some projects are still on the pipe but the pipe froze...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 06/18/2017

Skype for Business and Outlook : Presence information on Outlook – how to get it ? Answer is here (with “the Ugly, the Bad and the Good” illustration scenarios)

Hi all ! Long time no see but I’m still around, doing some Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 08/15/2016

Exchange 2010, 2013, Office 365–Auto Mapping Feature: Audit Full Access Mailbox permissions on your environment before migrating

Hi all, long time no see ! As these days, many companies are migrating their E-mail infrastructures...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 10/01/2015

Exchange client bandwidth consumptions – Watch out for false ideas about Outlook cached mode versus Outlook online mode regarding bandwidth !

Introduction When we talk about Outlook cached mode and Outlook online mode recommendations, there...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 08/05/2015

News: Check out and download Exchange 2016 preview !

Download Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 preview here – Checkout the Exchange 2016 prerequisites here...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 07/22/2015

Exchange Server 2013 – Planning for Public Folders mailboxes according to user logon limits

Since there are some limitations for Exchange 2013 Public Folders, we will focus this little note on...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 06/13/2015

Exchange 2013/O365 and Great Powershell Tips from Microsoft colleagues

I- Use “-Filter” parameter where available instead of “where” statements’ For example, the following...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 04/30/2015

Reminder – Adding Exchange 2010 or 2013 snap-in using Add-PSSnapin not supported – Better use Remote Powershell (From RMilne)

As a bookmark, my buddy Rhoderick Milne has written an excellent article about the best way to...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 04/06/2015

Exchange 2013 CU8 - Public Folders Limits - some limits updated for “modern” Public Folders in CU8

  UPDATE 1 3/19/2015: The Exchange Product Team updated the Exchange 2013 CU8 announcement page...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 03/18/2015

This post is just to outline 2 very useful articles to understand and use RBAC role model… 1-...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 03/18/2015

Exchange 2013 CU8 published !

Hi all, Here is the link to download Exchange 2013 CU8, as well as some useful links and useful...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 03/18/2015

Quick note about the impact of FREAK SSL vulnerability on Exchange

UPDATE: Microsoft released a FIX resolving this SSL vulnerability in our software ! MS15-031:...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 03/10/2015

Exchange and Windows - all versions – NetSH neat cheat sheet

Hi all ! Meet the NetSH Cheat Sheet Excel – this Excel spreadsheet is a tool, but also a document,...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 02/07/2015

Exchange 2013 – Performance counters and their thresholds

  Hi all,   the official TechNet most important performance counters list to monitor for...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 01/26/2015

Exchange 2007, 2010 and 2013 – Powershell script to dump InternalURLs and ExternalURLs of basic Exchange services

Update: added a slightly modified version of the script to dump these way quicker by using the...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 01/21/2015

Awareness update: Exchange 2010 SP3 RU8 – RU8 V2 is out !

Exchange 2010 SP3 RollUp 8 Version 2 (V2) is now released ! Link below. Update on 12th December from...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 12/11/2014

Useful for your Lab and your production servers remote management - Remote Desktop Manager v2.7 is out !

YaY, public version big jumping from v2.2 to v2.7 for many cool features and fixes, thanks Julian...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 12/09/2014

The security update MS014-066 was released last Tuesday with the normal patch Tuesday releases and...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 11/13/2014

Outlook in Online mode is slow connecting to Exchange 2013 – A blog post from “Macster” and information from “Festivalman”, thanks guys !

Thanks Macster and Festivalman for this tip ! Before applying this TCP Ack solution, the below...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 10/30/2014

Vulnerability in SSL 3.0 – Poodle attack and Exchange 2010 or Exchange 2013

Hi all, a quick word about this SSL 3.0 vulnerability and Exchange Server, as there is nothing...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 10/17/2014

Generating Perfmon consoles with a bit of Excel, a bit of Powershell, a bit of VBS and a bit of HTML code

    Intro: In this article, I’ll provide a quick reference guide and an Excel-based tool...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 09/22/2014

Exchange 2010 DAG replication issues : MSExchangeREPL 2153 + potential error while trying to Update-DatabaseCopy = Replication Network issue

Adding the above issue on my blog to help me remember as I forgot the commandlet to check for...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 09/10/2014

My LOOKUP function does not always return matching values, help !!

Lost of times I work with Excel to make statistics, build nice operational Exchange dashboards, and...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 07/30/2014

Extra information for the attendees of the Exchange 2007/2010 Migration Workshop

  Hi all,   Thank you very much for your attendance and your kindness during our Exchange...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 07/17/2014

Aide-mémoire – memory-helper – How to delete IIS logs using Powershell (IIS logging can take GBs of disk space, watch out !)

Hi all, A quick “tip” that can be useful as IIS logging usually generates GB of files...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 07/04/2014

Outlook antivirus exclusions (reminder)

Hi all, Here are a few examples of which issues you can expect as well if some software are...

Author: SammyKrosoft Date: 06/20/2014

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