• Move all mailboxes from Server1 to a target database on Server2.
    Get-Mailbox -Server Server1 | Move-Mailbox -TargetDatabase Server2Executives
  • Get all users from the OU "Gemigreerde Accounts" who don't have UMRAMAILBOXMIGRATED in their Notes attribute and disconnect the mailbox from the user object.
    get-user -organizationalUnit "Gemigreerde Accounts" | where-object{$_.Notes -ne "UMRAMAILBOXMIGRATED"} | disable-Mailbox
  • Gets all processes which consume more than 400 handles and displayes them in a formatted list
    Get-Process | Where { $_.HandleCount -gt 400 } | Format-List
  • Get all users from the OU "Gemigreerde Accounts" and create a mailbox for these existing users in a database on EXC01, OWA is disabled. Perform the operation on dc01.tools4ever.local
    get-user -organizationalUnit "Gemigreerde Accounts" | where-object{$_.RecipientType -eq "User"} | Enable-Mailbox -Database "EXC01Mailbox Database" -DomainController "dc01.tools4ever.local"
  • Get all groups from the OU "Groepen" and set them as mail enabled with default settings.
    get-group -organizationalUnit "Groepen" | where-object{$_.RecipientType -eq "Group"} | Enable-DistributionGroup -DomainController "dc01.tools4ever.local"
  • Configures the mailbox to be hidden from the GAL and unable to receive any data.
    Set-Mailbox -Identity "CN=user,OU=Office,DC=tools4ever,DC=local" -HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled $true -MaxReceiveSize 0KB
  • Adds full access to janea to the mailbox specified by the identity parameter.
    Add-MailboxPermission -Identity "CN=user,OU=Office,DC=tools4ever,DC=local" -AccessRights FullAccess -user "janea"
  • Get mailbox permission from user account.
    get-Mailboxpermission -identity "CN=Arnout van der Vorst,OU=Gemigreerde Accounts,OU=DC=tools4ever,DC=local"
  • Get AD permissions (send-as/receive-as) from user account.
    get-ADpermission -identity "CN=Arnout van der Vorst,OU=Gemigreerde Accounts,DC=tools4ever,DC=local"
  • Get all users from the OU "Gemigreerde Accounts" and set the Notes attribute to an empty string
    get-user -organizationalUnit "Gemigreerde Accounts" | set-user -Notes "" Configures the mailbox with new proxyAddresses Set-Mailbox -Identity "CN=user,OU=Office,DC=tools4ever,DC=local" -ProxyAddresses "SMTP:a.a@a.com,smtp:a@a.com"
  • Adds the Full Access permission to a user's mailbox object
    add-MailboxPermission -identity "CN=Arnout van der Vorst,OU=Gemigreerde Accounts,DC=tools4ever,DC=local" -user "CN=Ab Vos,OU=Gemigreerde Accounts,DC=tools4ever,DC=local" -AccessRights FullAccess
  • Removes the Full Access permission to a user's mailbox object
    remove-MailboxPermission -identity "CN=Arnout van der Vorst,OU=Gemigreerde Accounts,DC=tools4ever,DC=local" -user "CN=Ab Vos,OU=Gemigreerde Accounts,DC=tools4ever,DC=local" -AccessRights FullAccess -Confirm:$false
  • Hides the mailbox from Address Book
    set-Mailbox -identity "CN=Arnout van der Vorst,OU=Gemigreerde Accounts,DC=tools4ever,DC=local" -HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled:$true
  • Multiple hide from Address Book
    get-user -organizationalUnit "Disabled Accounts" | set-Mailbox -HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled:$true
  • Get current domain, forest and PDC domain controller
    [System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.Domain]::getcurrentdomain() | Ft -property Name,Forest,PdcRoleOwner
  • Get PDC
    [System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.Domain]::getcurrentdomain().PdcRoleOwner.Name.ToString()
  • Get ACL on directory
    (get-acl c:data).access | ft
  • Get mailbox sizes (2007)
    Get-MailboxStatistics -Database exchangeDatabase | sort $_.TotalItemSize |FT DisplayName,ItemCount,TotalItemSize
  • Connect to Exchange 2003 WMI namespace for queries
    $MailboxInfo=get-wmiObject -class Exchange_Mailbox -namespace ROOTMicrosoftExchangeV2 -computername VM-WS03-AVO-001
  • Use ADSI to get AD objects
    $UserObject=[ADSI]"LDAP://CN=avdvorst2,OU=Baarn,OU=Offices,OU=Tools4ever,DC=t4evmdemo,DC=local"
  • Test if multi-value AD attribute (memberOf) contains a certain entry
    $UserObject.memberOf.contains("CN=Lyon_Users,OU=Groups,OU=Tools4ever,DC=t4evmdemo,DC=local")
  • Add/remove entry to user proxyAddresses
    $UserObject.proxyAddresses.remove("") or $UserObject.proxyAddresses.insert("")
  • Get the base OU path where an Active Directory object exists
    $UserObject.psbase.Parent.distinguishedName.ToString()
  • Get the number of values in a multi-value attribute (memberOf/proxyAddresses)
    $UserObject.proxyAddresses.psbase.Count