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Returning “Automatic” services only in powershell

There are a lot of cases when you might need to check the services on a server and it is a pity that the get-service powershell cmdlet doesn’t return the startup type of a service. That makes it useless for

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Creating a DAG in Exchange 2010 SP1 multi-tenant mode

After my posts about Exchange multi-tenant or hosting mode I got a lot of questions about how to create Database Availability Group, or DAG, when running Exchange hosted. So I decided to dedicate a post on how to configure/create DAG

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Disable & Enable Organizations in Exchange 2010 SP1 multi-tenant

One thing I have noticed while working with Exchange 2010 SP1 installed in hosting (or multi-tenant) mode is the lack of the possibility to disable/enable a tenant organization. There is a lot of scenarios when disabling a tenant organization can

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Autodiscover/Outlook anywhere fails when using a wildcard certificate

A very common issue faced with people who buy a wildcard certificates is that Autodiscover and Outlook Anywhere will not work because the Certificate Principal Name *.domain.com doesn’t match the name returned by the autodiscover service server.domain.com This issue is

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new-TestCasConnectivityUser.ps1 fails with Verify that OU ( Users ) exists

When trying to run the new-TestCasConnectivityUser.ps1 script the latter might fail with the following error CreateTestUser : Mailbox could not be created. Verify that OU ( Users ) exists and that password meets complexity requirements. The first thing you need

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Quick Tip: Restarting all Microsoft Exchange services

There are times when you need to restart all Exchange related services so here are 2 small scripts that will help you achieve this without going over each service in the Services mmc. Of course restarting the “Microsoft Exchange Active

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