SCCM – Report on PST File Locations

Users love to keep their email for as long as they possibly can, but when IT Admins start telling them to archive their email because their mailbox is too big, sometimes things get worse and PST files end up being created all over your corporate Filestores. Even worse than that, users will create their PST

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SCCM – Create a device collection based on Exchange Server role

Following on from our recent posts for Configuration Manager collection queries, we have another one here for all devices that are Microsoft Exchange servers. Go ahead and create a new device collection and then use this query: select * from SMS_R_System inner join SMS_G_System_SERVICE on SMS_G_System_SERVICE.ResourceId = SMS_R_System.ResourceId where SMS_G_System_SERVICE.Name like “Microsoft Exchange%” Save the

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Send-As Exchange Universal Distribution Group

INTRODUCTION If you want to allow a user to ‘Send-as’ a Universal Distribution Group, you cannot do this by right clicking the Distribution Group in Exchange and managing send-as permissions as you would with a shared mailbox or user mailbox. GUIDE However, the following will allow you to carry this task using Active Directory instead

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Exchange – Hide Contacts from Address Book

If you have mail contacts in your Exchange environment then you may want to hide them from your global address book if you are using them as forwarders. To do this, open up Exchange Management Shell (EMS) and run the following command: Get-MailContact -OrganizationalUnit “ADOU” | Set-MailContact -hiddenfromaddresslistsenabled $true where: “ADOU” = Organisational Unit $true

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Exchange – Export Contacts to PST using Powershell

If you want to export a users set of contacts from Exchange directly into a PST file using Powershell, then you can run this command using Exchange Management Shell (EMS): export-mailbox -id User1 -includefolders ‘contacts’ -pstfolderpath C:User1.pst Where: User1 = the mailbox that you want to export from C:User1.pst = the PST filename where you want

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