Updated: October 21, 2014 | | Tags: Calendar, Cloud, Code, Office 365, Outlook, PowerShell, Script, Security
Per default the calendars of shared mailboxes in Office 364 have “FreeBusyTimeOnly” permissions applied.
You could create a new sharing policy and change the applied policy on those accounts.
I however chose to just change the sharing permissions on the shared calendar.
Updated: July 16, 2014 | | Tags: Active Directory, Code, PowerShell, Script, Security
To help detect and prevent malicious behavior I usually implement different scripts or other monitoring features in my customers environments.
One of the snippets I frequently use is one that detects newly created accounts.
Posted: June 25, 2013 | | Tags: Deployment, Exchange 2010, Mail, Patch, PowerShell, Script
To update the DAG members with new patches the process should be managed to prevent all of the DAG members from being offline at the same time.
You can move the active mailbox databases off a particular server so that it can be patched, and if necessary rebooted, without causing any downtime for mailbox users on that database.
Posted: June 4, 2013 | | Tags: Code, Exchange 2010, Mail, PowerShell, Script
Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 introduced a new method for exporting mailboxes called Mailbox Export Requests. This new method replaces the previous Export-Mailbox command.
Before we look at how to create a new mailbox export request in Exchange 2010 SP1 there are a few things that you should understand.
Updated: December 29, 2013 | | Tags: Active Directory, Code, File and Storage Services, PowerShell, Script, Security
Some administrators prefer to do everything manually, other automated. I have always preferred to have as much as possible automated or at least set up with a script so the action can easily be repeated without varying end results.
I have written a script which verifies that all users that should have a home folder has one, and that it has the appropriate permissions.
Updated: December 29, 2013 | | Tags: Batch, Code, Deployment, SCCM, Script, System Center, UDA, UDI, VBs
I set up a small script which adds the username supplied during OSD to the local administrative group instead, which you could run from a TS.
This way only the Primary User gets elevated privileges over their own PC.
Posted: November 16, 2012 | | Tags: Code, Mail, PowerShell, Script, SMTP
Lately I’ve been setting up a back-end script for one of our customers. The full script creates Domain users, generates passwords and emails the manager/CEO the user information.
This post will only contain the Email function, more functions will be posted later.
Updated: April 25, 2014 | | Tags: Active Directory, Code, Deployment, PowerShell, SCCM, Script, System Center
After setting up a new domain and deploying SCCM 2012 I came to realize how much work it actually is to set up new applications.
I have made a script which creates AD groups and Collections.
Updated: November 16, 2012 | | Tags: Code, SCCM, Script, System Center, Troubleshoot, VBs
There is not enough temporary space reserved to download the software. You can use the Configuration Manager control panel applet to adjust the available temporary space.
Updated: November 16, 2012 | | Tags: Active Directory, Code, Script, VBs
Heres a small VBs script for fast Active Directory group creation.
Paste the following code into a text file and rename it to “CreateADGroups.vbs”.