Installation of Exchange 2013

Microsoft release Exchange 2013 Preview last week. Here are some notes from my first installation. Active Directory The current version of Exchange 2013 do not support upgrade from Previous versions. This feature will be added later. A new AD forest was created with Windows Server 2012 core. (Instructions) OS Installation…

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Replace Diskpart with PowerShell

In the new world of Powershell you can replace many of the command line utilities used by Windows Administrators. Here is a way to replace Diskpart with PowerShell commands. 1. Check if the initiator can see the disk: Get-disk 2. Select the disk to bring disk  online: Set-disk –number 3…

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Send Mail from PowerShell

Working with PowerShell the next step is to enable additional features in my scripts.  This script will  send email directly from within PowerShell. Hope this helps someone. [sourcecode language=”css”] ################################################# # Name: SMTPAnonTest.ps1 # # Author: Carlos Vargas # # Email: cvargas at cavarpe dot com # # Version: 1.0 # #…

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vSphere Inventory Import Script

Someone ask me how to import VM’s from a list.  Here is a simple script to import VM’s based on a list. The script uses a single datastore. [sourcecode languange=”css”] ############################################# # Script Name: Importvms.ps1 # # Author Name: Carlos Vargas # # Version : 1.0 # # Contact :…

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