The Surly Admin

Father, husband, IT Pro, cancer survivor

Watch Exchange Mailbox Move Requests

Recently I’ve been involved with upgrading/migrating my Exchange server from 2003 to 2010.  It’s one of those projects where there aren’t going to be a ton of tangible benefits for my users and what with all of the other things going on at work I kept putting off.  But no more.  Let’s wrap this puppy up and move on.  Co-existence was configured for awhile but now I just needed to move the mailboxes in an orderly fashion.  We’re not a big company, but I’ve always kept a pretty liberal email retention policy so I’m paying the price for that now with large mailboxes and a lot of time needed to move things.

Read on to see how I used PowerShell to help me with this.

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October 17, 2013 Posted by | PowerShell | , , | 11 Comments

Getting User Information

There are about a hundred different scripts out there to get user information, and I wanted to add a new one to the list.  The “quirk” or difference for this one is that I pull in information from Spiceworks.  The idea is you will run this script to get a “snapshot” of a user at that time.

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April 1, 2013 Posted by | PowerShell | , , , , | Leave a comment