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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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Introducing Exchange Policies

You will learn about E-Mail Address Policies, the address book, and retention in this chapter.

In order to generate primary and secondary E-Mail addresses for recipients, which include users, groups, contacts, and resources, we use E-Mail Address Policies in an Exchange organization.

The next topic covers address book policies introduced in Exchange 2010 and is available in the Exchange 2013 and 2016 versions. Prior to the introduction of address book policies, the segmentation of Address Lists within an Exchange organization was a complicated process of managing Active Directory Access Control Lists to allow and deny access and using Query-based DN for directory searches.

Finally, we will end this chapter by reviewing how the e-mail lifecycle can be managed by the messaging records management. As an administrator, you will be able to define when an e-mail moves from a user's primary mailbox to archive or whether it is to be deleted permanently once it reaches...