Categories
How-To Technical

Exchange 2013 – Delete all contents from mailbox

Using the following Exchange Management Shell command you can cleanup emails from a mailbox such as one used to catch spam emails: Search-Mailbox -Identity “<mailbox_name>” -DeleteContent -Force You can also check the number of items in the mailbox by issues the following command: ​Get-MailboxFolderStatistics <mailbox_name> | Select Identity, ItemsInFolder  

Categories
How-To Technical

Manually Remove Auto-Mapped Exchange Mailboxes

Beginning with Exchange 2010 then on to Exchange  2013. User who used the client Outlook 2007/2010/and 2013  had a new feature called automapping. Automapping takes advantage of Exchange auto-discovery services to map mailboxes which  a user has “Full Access” permissions granted. This is very helpful to the end user as he or she is no […]

Categories
How-To Software Technical

Exchange 2013 Mailbox Move “FailedOther”

After my last round of mailbox migrations from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 RU2 I ran into issues with a few mailboxes that were left in the state “FailedOther” at 95% completed. I attempted to resume / restart the mailbox move with: Get-MoveRequest | where{$_.Status -eq “FailedOther”} | Resume-MoveRequest without success. At this point I was […]

Categories
How-To Software

Pre-Requisites Time – Coming Soon

I open PowerShell as Administrator and type the following: Install-WindowsFeature AS-HTTP-Activation, Desktop-Experience, NET-Framework-45-Features, RPC-over-HTTP-proxy, RSAT-Clustering, RSAT-Clustering-CmdInterface, Web-Mgmt-Console, WAS-Process-Model, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-Basic-Auth, Web-Client-Auth, Web-Digest-Auth, Web-Dir-Browsing, Web-Dyn-Compression, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Http-Logging, Web-Http-Redirect, Web-Http-Tracing, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter, Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console, Web-Metabase, Web-Mgmt-Console, Web-Mgmt-Service, Web-Net-Ext45, Web-Request-Monitor, Web-Server, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Static-Content, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-WMI, Windows-Identity-Foundation followed by pressing enter… what next you ask?  Well stop by later and […]

Categories
How-To

How To Create Shared Mailbox In Exchange 2010

Open the Exchange Shell and type the following command: New-Mailbox shared –shared –userprincipalname shared@jermsmit.com If the mailbox was already a user mailbox and you are converting to shared type the following command: Set-Mailbox -Identity shared@jermsmit.com -Type Shared You can now verify that the box is indeed a shared mailbox by typing the following command: Get-Mailbox […]