Useful Exchange PowerShell Commands – The Ultimate List.

In this post we are going to look at a list of useful Exchange PowerShell commands that should be apart of any Sysadmin's arsenal when managing an Exchange environment. Notes on regular expressions/wildcards: Three of the codes that I've found to be particularly useful and you will see being used in quite a few examples … Continue reading Useful Exchange PowerShell Commands – The Ultimate List.

Using Windows Server as a Network Router for communication across two Subnets

In this post we are going to look at setting up RRAS on a Windows Server's in VMware, to allow communication between two subnets for RDP Remote Desktop Connections. First we need to setup the RRAS Virtual Machine in VMWare. It's going to need two virtual network interface cards, one connecting to my Workplace LAN's … Continue reading Using Windows Server as a Network Router for communication across two Subnets

Restoring a Mailbox or specific Mailbox data in Exchange

In this post we are going to look at restoring mailbox data in Exchange using PowerShell. Using your backup software - load the tape or disk backups containing your Exchange databases around the proposed date. Then restore the database to a convenient location with enough disk space. After that copy over the Database and the … Continue reading Restoring a Mailbox or specific Mailbox data in Exchange

Delete Local User Profiles Remotely using a PowerShell Script (DelProf2.exe)

In this post we are going to look at utilizing a tool called DelProf and a small PowerShell script to delete user profiles on workstations remotely. First we need to download the tool, it's just one executable file that can be found here The reason for using DelProf2.exe over the syntax's Remove-Item or leveraging WMI … Continue reading Delete Local User Profiles Remotely using a PowerShell Script (DelProf2.exe)

Google’s plan to build Ad-Blocker features into their Popular Browser

According to sources familiar with the company's plans, Google is planning to introduce an ad-blocking feature in the mobile and desktop versions of its Chrome web browser, Google is reportedly still deciding whether or not to block individual ads or all advertising on any site that doesn't meet its acceptability threshold." However, why would a … Continue reading Google’s plan to build Ad-Blocker features into their Popular Browser

Restore AD Objects and Users using PowerShell

In this post we are going to look at the different ways you can restore Active Directory objects, such as User Accounts, Groups, Computers and OUs using Restore-ADObject in PowerShell. View Deleted Objects: Firstly this command will show you a list of all deleted objects: Get-ADObject -filter 'isdeleted -eq $true -and name -ne "Deleted Objects"' … Continue reading Restore AD Objects and Users using PowerShell