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Copy Active Directory Group Members Script

Copy Active Directory Group Membership Script The following Script Copies members from one Active Directory Group to another Active Directory Group. To start the Script run: .\CopyGroupMembership.ps1 You will be prompted to enter the Group whose membership you need to copy. The you will be prompted to add the group name where you want to…

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How to find FSMO Roles Holder Active Directory

How to find FSMO Roles Holder Active Directory In this post, I will look at two ways you can find out which Domain Controller holds the FSMO Roles. The first option is to use CMD and run it as Administrator, then run the following cmdlet.

Now let’s go ahead and get the same information…

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Encrypting Email Messages in Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 Message Encryption   In this post, I will look at configuring message encryption in Office 365. What is message encryption? Microsoft Office 365 Message Encryption is an extra add-on online service build on Microsoft Azure Right Management (Azure RMS), By enabling Azure RMS administrators can configure message encryption by configuring exchange online…

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DELL Quest Active Directory Recovery Manager

Active Directory Recovery using DELL Active Directory Recovery Manager.   In this post I will go through the option of installing and configuring Dell Active Directory Recovery Manager.   What is Dell Active Directory Recovery Manager? Recovery Manager for Active Directory enables you to quickly restore your environment without taking AD offline but still maintain…

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Reduce Exchange 2016 Mailbox Database Size using ESEUTIL

Reduce Exchange 2016 Mailbox Database size using Eseutil.   In this post I will walk through the steps of reducing the Exchange Mailbox Database size, However the method of reducing the Mailbox Database size varies from different administrators. If you can afford to have downtime on a Mailbox Database then these steps would work for…

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Exchange 2016 – Fail to Send Email to newly created MailContact

“Fail” LED=550 5.7.136 RESOLVER.RST.SenderNotAuthenticatedForRecipient; authentication required; Delivery restriction check failed because the sender was not authenticated when sending to this recipient. In this post i will go over the option of removing the setting “Require that all senders are authenticated“. In Exchange 2013 this can be removed by logging into the Admin Console > Recipients…

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Assign Office 365 Licenses using Active Directory Groups

Assign Office 365 Licenses with Active Directory Groups In this post I will walk through the options of  assigning Office 365 Licenses based on Active Directory Group membership. Microsoft has recently released the new feature in Azure Active Directory which allows you to apply Azure licenses as well as Office 365 licenses based on group…

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Create New Exchange 2016 Mailbox Database using PowerShell

New Mailbox Database using PowerShell In this post I will create a new Mailbox Database for Exchange 2016 using PowerShell. Available Syntax for the cmdlet “New-MailboxDatabase”

To get started we need to launch the Exchange PowerShell console and the run the following cmdlet.

Next is to mount the newly created DB.


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