Hey Exchange 2007, move the mailboxes, email me the log when you’re done!

Here’s a simple script for moving mailboxes, I talked about how to schedule an Exchange 2007 script in the last post. Here’s what it does: Reads user aliases from a text file in the local directory (MoveMbx1.txt) Moves the mailboxes to a specified Server & Mailbox Store using 10 threads and suppressing the annoying “are…


Exchange 2007 Script: how to run as a scheduled task?

Because this information was so unbelievably hard to track down I thought I’d post this. This is so strange to me, I mean, isn’t the idea of most scripting to run jobs unattended at specific times? Whew! Basically, the process is you have to call powershell.exe, then load the Exchange extensions, then pass it the command…


Adam’s unofficial Exchange 2003 troubleshooting tips

Adam’s unofficial Exchange 2003 troubleshooting tips   All items are listed in the order in which I usually reference/perform them. This is general guidance based on my 8 years working with Exchange, not prescriptive Microsoft Guidance.   As always, for the fastest, most methodical approach to fixing a problem and finding the cause, call Premier…


Uh … you need to see this

Microsoft Surface – watch the videos, imagine the possibilities! http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/317737_msftdevice30.html http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/industry/4217348.html http://www.microsoft.com/surface/


Windows Server 2008 / Longhorn – My Favorites

I had some training recently that got me excited about the upcoming release of the next-gen Windows Server platform, 2008 aka Longhorn. I thought you might like a no-marketing take on what I think are the most exciting new features and reasons to check it out. No, I don’t sell software (or anything else), I’m…


Know Thyself

Recently it has become apparent that perhaps the most overlooked aspect of a shop is its own staff’s capabilities. These are the aspects of an organization that are seemingly uncomfortable to discuss, but are arguably the most vital to our own success or failure. The overall capability of an IT shop becomes most apparent when it’s…