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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Essentials

By : Biswanath Banerjee
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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Essentials

By: Biswanath Banerjee

Overview of this book

PowerShell has become one of the most important skills in an Exchange administrator's armory. PowerShell has proved its mettle so widely that, if you're not already starting to learn PowerShell, then you're falling behind the industry. It isn't difficult to learn PowerShell at all. In fact, if you've ever run commands from a CMD prompt, then you'll be able to start using PowerShell straightaway. This book will walk you through the essentials of PowerShell in Microsoft Exchange Server and make sure you understand its nitty gritty effectively. You will first walk through the core concepts of PowerShell and their applications. This book discusses ways to automate tasks and activities that are performed by Exchange administrators and that otherwise take a lot of manual effort. Microsoft Exchange PowerShell Essentials will provide all the required details for Active Directory, System, and Exchange administrators to help them understand Windows PowerShell and build the required scripts to manage the Exchange Infrastructure.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Essentials
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Components of Role Based Access Control

Let's first review the components of Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

  • The management role group: This is a universal security group (USG), which is flagged to be used by RBAC and contains mailboxes, users, and other USGs. This is used for role assignment.

  • The management role: A management role is a container object that stores a list of cmdlets or scripts for a specific task in Exchange, for example, recipient management. The list of cmdlets and scripts are called as management role entries.

  • The management role scope: This is an object that defines the scope on which the management role can have an impact. For example, it could be users within a specific group or organizations unit, a filtered list of databases, servers, or recipients.

  • The management role assignment: This is an object that glues together a management role with a role group and scope. Management role assignments are created when we assign a role to a role group and a scope, which allows...