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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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New features in Exchange 2016

Let's review different features in Exchange 2013 and 2016 that can be used by organizations to meet their compliance requirements:

  • The In-Place hold: In Exchange 2010, when a mailbox is enabled for a feature called the Litigation hold, all mailbox data will be stored until the hold is removed. With Exchange 2013 and 2016 the In-place hold allows the Administrators granularity compared to the Litigation hold feature in Exchange 2010. Now, administrators can choose what to hold and for how long the hold to work.

  • In Place E-Discovery: In Exchange 2010, when you run a discovery search, it will copy the items matching the searched criteria into a discovery mailbox from which you can export it to a PST file or provide access to a group of people. In Exchange, when you run the discovery search, you can see the results live from your search. You will also get an option to create a saved search to be used later with minor modifications if required.

  • Audit logs: In Exchange...