Powershell & cmdlet – In a Nutshell – Part 6 – Exchange Management Shell (EMS)

Exchange Management Shell:

  • It’s a new automation and scripting shell.

  • It has the command-line management interface and associated command-line plug-ins for Exchange Server that enable automation of administrative tasks in an Exchange 2007 environment. 

  • It is built on Microsoft Windows PowerShell (“Monad“).

  • With Exchange Management Shell administrators can achieve every aspect of Exchange Server 2007.

    • For example, configure transport agents, SMTP connectors, enable new e-mail accounts

  • Mainly the tasks that you can’t perform in the Exchange Management Console can be achieve through Exchange Management Shell.