Category Archives: Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010: Purge/Remove disconnected mailboxes

Scan all databases for disconnected mailboxes that aren’t yet marked as disconnected in all databases and update the status of those mailboxes in the Exchange store. Get-MailboxDatabase | Clean-MailboxDatabase Disabled mailboxes: When a mailbox is disconnected or removed by using … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010: Balancing the number of mailboxes and average size across all databases

You might have eight mailbox databases with plenty users created on them randomly, after running some time all mailboxes are now different in size and distributed uneven on all the databases. So has Microsoft any built tool to solve this … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010: Configure Mailbox Time Zone Settings

View Time Zone settings for a specified user Get-MailboxRegionalConfiguration “Adam_Bokiniec” Reset Time Zone settings for a specified user, this will let the user to choose his own Time Zone settings with next Outlook Web App (OWA) login Set-Mailbox -Identity “Adam_Bokiniec” … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010: View Mailbox and Folder size

Largest Mailbox Folders in Size Show top ten largest Mailbox folders on the Mailbox Server sorted by size. (Observe that this is a resource intensive cmdlet if you have a lot of Mailboxes on the selected Server) Get-Mailbox –Server ‘lab3-sv-exm-01’ … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010: Exclude Mailbox Database from Automatic Mailbox Provisioning

Exchange 2010 introduces a new feature that automatically load balance creation of new mailboxes across all available databases when a creation of a new mailbox account occurs. It’s no longer mandatory to specify what database mailbox should reside on as … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010: View available white/free space in your database

I’ll start sharing some PowerShell commands I use in Exchange for my daily administrator task. AvailableNewMailboxSpace also called database white space is database pages that were previously used to store items and mailboxes that have been deleted and are available … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 RBAC: Limit management for VIP users

Does your organization require selective permission model who manage permission for CEO or VIP users in an Exchange 2010 organization? Step 1. Create a new Universal Security Group for all members you want to protect and add all users you want … Continue reading

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