Remote Desktop Services R2 Resource Kit

November 23, 2010

My new friends Christa Anderson and Kristin L. Griffin wrote the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Resource Kit for which they asked me to contribute a “From the Field” article that examines the PowerShell TS Module I created.  This is the code example I wrote for them. The script gets all RD Session host servers in a domain, finds all active sessions that have been running for over an hour and disconnects them in order to save server resources:   1. Shows the usage of the -WhatIf parameter, what...

Managing email addresses in Exchange 2010

November 22, 2010

In this post I wrote about a way to modify email addresses with the Update-List cmdlet in a Exchange 2007 environment. Exchange 2010 has been released in the meantime and this method no longer works, you'll get this warning: > Get-Mailbox User1 | Update-List -Property EmailAddresses -Add | Set-Mailbox WARNING: The command completed successfully but no settings of '' have been modified.   Exchange 2010 uses PowerShell 2.0 Remote PowerShell sessions to manage Exchange and that changed the way objects and parameters are bind in the implementation of remote Exchange commands....

TechEd Israel Here I come

November 2, 2010

I have just found out that my blog has won me a free full ticket to the upcoming TechEd event in Eilat, Israel (Novemeber 28-30). I'm going to attend the event as a Microsoft guest. My blog is one (of two) most popular blogs in the past 8 months on Microsoft's Israel, w00t! See you in the event, catch me on Twitter: @ShayLevy. THANK YOU Microsoft!      
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