Exchange 2000 is dead

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Well… not so much dead as out of support. As of today both Exchange 2000 and SQL 7 Support ends, which means, no more patches, no more support unless you buy a custom support agreement. If this doesn’t bother you and you don’t plan on moving – great, if you didn’t know about this and […]

Why talk about PowerShell ?

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You might be wondering why I’m posting so much about PowerShell since I’m an Exchange MVP. I’m going to try and expand on this a little bit and add as much clarity as I can. Jeffrey Snover has spoken about this a lot in his introductory sessions on PowerShell and I’d like to amplify this […]

GUI on a cmdlet

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If you even have the slightest interest in Powershell, then check out PowerGUI. PowerGUI is a REALLY nice extensible wrapper around Powershell. You can learn a lot from the script source that’s included in the product and there’s a TON of Exchange 2007 stuff that you can do from PowerGUI that’s hard to do from […]

Powershell and Exchange 2000/2003

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Most folks I talk to have installed Powershell, but not done much with it. Most of these folks also run Exchange 2000 or Exchange 2003 and don’t dream of managing Exchange from anything else but the GUI or VBScript. Point in case, a lot of Exchange 2003 information is available via WMI. Powershell makes WMI […]