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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.
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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Essentials
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Retrieving content using KQL queries

KQL consists of free text keywords including words, phrases, and property restrictions. KQL queries are case-insensitive, but the operators are not and have to be specified in uppercase. A free text expression in a KQL query can be a word without any spaces or punctuation or a phrase enclosed in double quotation marks.

The following examples will return the content that have the words Merger and Acquisition:

merger acquisition
merge* acquisition
acquistion merg*

It is important to note that KQL queries do not support suffix matching. This means you cannot use a wildcard (*) operator before a word or phrase in a KQL query.

We can use Property restrictions in a KQL query in the following format. There should not be any space between the Property name, the Property operator, and the Property value:

<Property Name><Property Operator><Property Value>

For example, author "John Doe" will return content whose author is John Doe;

filetype:xlsx will...