Exchange Hybrid Deployment and Sizing

In September, I posted about the great new Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard and while there is no question that the HCW is a great help when configuring hybrid deployments, there are a few other important considerations to take into account when deploying Exchange Hybrid. I’ve helped many organizations deploy hybrid configurations and move mailboxes […]

My Get-AZCopyGUI.ps1 script has been updated

At the end of May, I published my Get-AZCopyGUI.ps1 script which is a simple GUI wrapper for AZCopy.exe and helps simplify the process of importing .PSTs into Exchange Online. Today I published an updated version of the script which fixes a small bug and provides some additional functionality. The GUI now includes the following new options: The […]

Using a certificate to encrypt credentials in automated PowerShell scripts

PowerShell is a great way to help automate frequent or repetitive tasks and every now and then these tasks require some form of authentication. You could just store the service account password in the script, but I’m really not a fan of doing that and I’m sure you’d agree it really isn’t a very good […]

Exchange Updates – December 2014

Earlier today Microsoft announced the release of Exchange 2013 CU7, Exchange 2010 SP3 RU8 and Exchange 2007 SP3 RU15. In addition to fixes for customer reported issues and minor feature improvements they also include a security update to address elevation of privilege vulnerabilities in these versions of Exchange. More information about the vulnerabilities can be […]