PowerGUI supports Exchange 2003

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     Yip, PowerGUI now supports Exchange 2003 – but then it always did 😉 My earlier posts talked about how to get data out of Exchange 2003 – well might as well see it in a usable format in a GUI that doesn’t cost you anything. Here’s another node I added – Get Services […]


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Tafiti, which means "do research" in Swahili, is an experimental search front-end from Microsoft, designed to help people use the Web for research projects that span multiple search queries and sessions by helping visualize, store, and share research results. Tafiti uses both Microsoft Silverlight and Live Search to explore the intersection of richer experiences on […]

GUI on a cmdlet

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If you even have the slightest interest in Powershell, then check out PowerGUI. PowerGUI is a REALLY nice extensible wrapper around Powershell. You can learn a lot from the script source that’s included in the product and there’s a TON of Exchange 2007 stuff that you can do from PowerGUI that’s hard to do from […]

Want a job?

Posted Posted in Microsoft Exchange

The Exchange team have put up a new site trying to help people figure out if they’d like to work with them. Check out the site on http://www.exchangeyourcareer.com/ The site is done with a LOT of humour and is certainly worth having a look 😉 Nic

How do I know which Exchange Services 2000/2003 are running with PowerShell ?

Posted Posted in Microsoft Exchange

While were doing stuff with Exchange – how do we know which Exchange Services are running and what kind of state they’re in? Simple. Again were sticking to using WMI, connecting to the machine remotely and interrogating the service state. The basic command line is: get-wmiobject win32_service -ComputerName 2003server ,however that gives us every service […]

Powershell and Exchange 2000/2003

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Most folks I talk to have installed Powershell, but not done much with it. Most of these folks also run Exchange 2000 or Exchange 2003 and don’t dream of managing Exchange from anything else but the GUI or VBScript. Point in case, a lot of Exchange 2003 information is available via WMI. Powershell makes WMI […]

New Microsoft Exams

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This space has been a bit wooly for a while, with a fair bit of confusion abounding, however Microsoft have cleared things up nicelly with 19 (you heard right) new certifications and more coming. Check this out: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/mcts/default…   How does it affect an Exchange guy? Well here’s a really nice post from the Exchange […]