How to determine size of mailboxes in Exchange 2010

January 11th, 2012 No comments

Here is a short script to find out the size of mailboxes in your Exchange 2010 infrastructure. This information is not visible in EMC.

Get-MailboxStatistics -Server 'mailserver' | select DisplayName, TotalItemSize | sort TotalItemSize

Microsoft people should leave good things in GUI consoles and not force admins into powershell.


Exchange 2010: Increase number of move requests

January 10th, 2012 No comments

When I migrate mailboxes between Exchange servers I increase numbers of move requests because two is really limiting in nowadays network and servers speeds.

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Exchange 2010 failed move request

January 10th, 2012 No comments

Today I was migrating mailboxes from Exchange 2003 to new server Exchange 2010. Almost all accounts were working fine except couple. I receive following error:

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Remote Desktop Protocol doesn’t open port

December 16th, 2011 No comments

Today I spend about one hour debugging weird problem. When I migrated physical machine into VMWare I couldn’t connect via RDP into it.

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How to install telnet client from command line

November 28th, 2011 No comments

It’s getting on my nerves to enable telnet client everytime I need to debug something on Windows 2008 or Windows 7.

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ADPrep does nothing and waits

November 24th, 2011 5 comments

Today I was at one cutomers and they had two Windows 2003 domain controllers. They bought another server and wanted to install domain controller on Windows 2008 R2.

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#4 GPO Serial – Aplikovanie GPO

November 7th, 2011 9 comments

Skor nez si vysvetlime ako sa aplikuju GPO politiky na pocitace a uzivatelov, vysvetlime si ako editovat GPO politiky. Ked si ujasnime tuto jednoduchu vec, mozeme sa pustit do hlbsej analyzy aplikovania GPO politik.

Editovanie GPO politik

O vytvoreni a linkovani GPO politiky som pisal v predchadzajucej casti serialu. Ked uz mame vytvorenu GPO politiku potrebujeme v nej zmenit nastavenia, aby sa tie nasledne aplikovali na pocitac alebo uzivatela. Editovanie GPO politiky zacneme pravym tlacidlom na GPO politiku a vyberom Edit:

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How to set Run this program as Administrator via registry

November 2nd, 2011 12 comments

At one of my customer I was implementing SAP GUI into Terminal Services farm. When you run SAP GUI as Administrator, SAP GUI works perfectly.

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#3 GPO Serial – GPO v domene cast 2.

October 25th, 2011 No comments

Group Policy Management Console (GPMC)

Velmi davno, ked boli GPO politiky este v plienkach, na Windows 2000 bol velmi velky problem spravovat samotne GPO politiky. Robilo sa to cez konzolu Active Directory Users and Computers, kde sa museli na danu uroven v AD zapnut Properties a nasledne sa vybrala zalozka Group Policy, kde sa dalo dalej krvopotne manipulovat s GPO politikami:

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Windows XP ping (ICMP) payload

October 14th, 2011 No comments

I was wondering what would Windows XP payload to be. I always thought that there will be random characters or something like that, but I was wrong.

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