Review: Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 PowerShell Cookbook: Second Edition


Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 2 released

Microsoft has released Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 2 yesterday. This rollup will fix the following issues:

SefaUtil GUI

If you have worked with Lync Enterprise voice then you have probably used Sefautil (secondary extension feature activation). A cmdline tool which allows you to configure several settings related to enterprise voice for example:

Deploy Exchange 2013 CU’s

This weeks the second version of the second cumulative update has been released for Exchange 2013. As you may already know Microsoft has changed his update process completely with the introduction of Exchange 2013. No more rollups and only cumulative updates (CU’s).

Congratulations 2013 Microsoft MVP!


Cleanup Shadow Redundancy Queues

Depending on your environment a Hub server will contain one of more shadow redundancy queues. You could clean them up by using the queue viewer but this can be a lot of work if you have multiple Hub servers in that case Powershell is the way to go.

Review ScanMail Suite for Microsoft Exchange

Exchange 2013 is available for a few months now and people may start to consider to implement it either in greenfield or in their current Exchange environment. The last one is an option which became an option with the release of Exchange 2013 CU1.

Creating backup tasks for Snapmanager for Exchange using a script

Creating backups from Exchange databases is recommended just like backing up your other data. When using Netapp storage you can use the Snapmanager for Exchange to perform the backups. This product makes it possible to create a backup of a database within a few minutes.

Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 1 released

Microsoft has released the first rollup for SP3 today. This rollups contains several interesting fixes among them a fix to resolve an issue which was introduced in SP3

The Exchange Virtual Conference

Colleague Exchange MVP and The UC Architects member Paul Cunningham launched the idea to organize an Exchange Virtual Conference in January 2013. He asked several people who are active in the Exchange community to attend this conference among them me.