Monthly Archives: June 2013


Exchange Server 2013 Architecture Poster PDF Download

By | 2013-06-12T08:41:01+00:00 June 12th, 2013|Exchange 2013, Exchange Server|

Our good friends at Microsoft released the Exchange Server 2013 Architecture Poster.. This poster highlights the significantly updated and modernized architecture in Exchange 2013, and highlights the new technologies in Exchange 2013, such as Managed Availability, the new storage and high availability features, and integration with SharePoint and Lync.  In addition, it illustrates the new transport [...]

Database Seeding cmdlets

By | 2013-06-07T12:59:26+00:00 June 7th, 2013|Exchange 2010, Exchange Server|

Get Database Copy Status Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus -Identity 'EX10mbx01' | ft name,Status,ContentIndexState,ReplayQueueLength,CopyQueueLength -autosize Status for all database copies on the Mailbox server EX10CHM10 by status Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus -Server EX10CHM01 | Sort-Object -Property Status| ft mailboxserver,DatabaseName, status,Copyqueuelength,Replayqueuelength, ContentIndexState, ActiveCopy,ErrorMessage -AutoSize UPDATE Seed a copy of a database named EX10mbx08 on EX10CHM01 using EX10CHM04 as the source Mailbox server for [...]

User & Mailbox Management

By | 2013-06-05T17:02:01+00:00 June 5th, 2013|Exchange 2010, Exchange Server|

Keep record of PowerShell commands Start-Transcript -Path c:PS_logfile.txt Script to Set Database Retention Defaults on all mailboxes (get-mailbox -resultsize unlimited | Set-Mailbox -UseDatabaseRetentionDefaults $true) Find Mailbox Rules Get-InboxRule -Mailbox {User Mailbox} Get Mailbox Database and Server Information Get-Mailbox -Identity {User Mailbox} | fl Alias,PrimarySMTPAddress,Database,ServerName Get Sizes of all Folders in Mailbox Get-MailboxFolderStatistics "{User Mailbox}" | FL Date, Name, [...]

Exchange 2010 DAG Related

By | 2013-06-05T17:00:21+00:00 June 5th, 2013|Exchange 2010, Exchange Server|

Get DAG Status Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup {DAG NAME} -Status | fl StartDagServerMaintenance.ps1 script to put the DAG member in maintenance mode  .StartDagServerMaintenance.ps1 -serverName {DAG NAME} StopDagServerMaintenance.ps1 script to take the DAG member out of maintenance mode .StopDagServerMaintenance.ps1 -serverName {DAG NAME} Find DatabaseCopyAutoActivationPolicy for all Servers Get-MailboxServer | Sort-Object -Property  DatabaseCopyAutoActivationPolicy | ft name,DatabaseCopyAutoActivationPolicy -AutoSize Get Maintenance Status [...]