Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange Server: Managing Mailboxes

Exchange server administrators and developers looking to understand the command line interface to Microsoft SQL Server


Expected Duration
114 minutes

PowerShell can be used for all day-to-day mailbox management tasks in Exchange Server. This course looks at many facets of mailbox management, from reporting to archiving, setting quotas and effecting mailbox repairs.


Rules and Permissions

  • start the course
  • configure out of office and auto reply settings on behalf of a user in Microsoft Exchange
  • create a rule for a single user mailbox and for a number of user mailboxes in Microsoft Exchange
  • configure permissions at a mailbox level and at an individual folder level in Microsoft Exchange

Archives and Mailbox Size

  • import Outlook user thumbnail photos into Active Directory using Exchange Management Shell
  • produce, format, filter, and output reports on the size and attributes of mailboxes using Exchange Management Shell
  • move single and batched mailboxes to target databases using Microsoft Exchange Management Shell MoveRequest cmdlets
  • create and manage In-place Archive mailboxes and their size quotas using cmdlets in the Exchange Management Shell

Mailbox Management

  • use Exchange Management Shell cmdlets to import or export user or archive mailboxes to PST files and review their status
  • use the Search-Mailbox cmdlet from within the Exchange Management Shell to search for and delete e-mails across multiple mailboxes
  • reconnect disconnected mailboxes or connect them to a new user account using the Microsoft Exchange Management Shell
  • generate mailbox folder reports in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange
  • view all the recently created mailboxes using the Exchange Management Suite in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange
  • place mailboxes on an in-place hold in Microsoft Exchange 2013

Mailbox Quotas and Repairs

  • set storage quotas on mailboxes in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange
  • identify and remove inactive mailboxes on the server in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange
  • detect and repair corruption in mailboxes and databases in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange
  • restore deleted or purged items to a user’s mailbox in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange

Public Folders

  • create and manage Public Folders and Public Folder Mailboxes in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange
  • create mailbox and Public Folder statistics reports in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange
  • configure Public Folder permissions using Outlook roles in Microsoft PowerShell and Exchange





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