Category Archives: Exchange 2010

Where’s my UI gone?

Had an issue on a test machine where I removed Exchange 2013 and .Net Framework 3.5 and 4 features… rebooted after removal and  – hang on, where’s my UI gone? Both on the console and via remote connection (yes – … Continue reading

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Exchange Management Shell can’t connect to local server

I had this issue on a server in my test lab – EMS couldn’t connect to the local machine. There were several differnet errors at different times – couldn’t find a domain controller, http bad response, general ‘couldn’t connect’ type error. … Continue reading

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Managing Office 365 mail with PowerShell

Like: Now you can add resource mailboxes through the new Office 365 UI Dislike: They seem to have removed the ability to manage secondary proxy addresses through the UI. So. To setup the connection to manage mailboxes through PowerShell, do … Continue reading

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Installing and Configuring FPSMC Part 2

In Part 1, we installed the Forefront Protection Management Console on a Windows 2008 R2 Server, using databases on a remote SQL 2008 instance, as a primary. Typically the next step would be to install a secondary or backup server, … Continue reading

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Installing and configuring FPSMC Part 1

Just completed a run-through of my first installation of FPSMC – Forefront Protection Server Management Console. Blogging this as other installs all use SQL Express, which in big organisations (the ones who need the console to manage FPE (Forefront Protection … Continue reading

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Gotchas – OCS-all.ps1 and Exchange 2010 Edge queues

Just a couple of gotchas I wanted to note for my own memory, and if they help someone else then cool… First is a typo in the OCS-all.ps1 script which is part of the OCS 2007 R2 resource kit (written by James … Continue reading

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Forefront 2010 Powershell

Not sure how useful FF PS is going to be, but can’t be worse than the UI (which seems even worse than the previous version). Anyhoo, to get the commands in EMS (where I more commonly live) run EMS as … Continue reading

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