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Inspecting Mailbox sizes and Quota limits

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Inspecting Mailbox sizes and Quota limits

When reviewing Exchange configuration it is always recommended to query for all mailboxes in all databases on all storage groups. It is especially useful during the storage consolidating process or when inspecting user mailboxes load. I was asked to evaluate migration to Exchange 2013 hardware prerequisites and this process came pretty handy.

Simple Get-MailboxStatistics cmdlet will give you the basic information about mailboxes but I wanted to inspect a bit more in-depth information sorted (exported) in Excel where I could easily ...

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Exchange Server: Auto reply from Distribution Group via Public Folder

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Exchange Server: Auto reply from Distribution Group via Public Folder

I haven’t found many useful and simple guides to set an automatic reply on mails sent to a distribution group (like in this example, for hiring purposes) and I thought creating this guide might be helpful to interested parties.

Many suggest creating Out-of-Office (OOF) rules or customizing Non-Delivery Reports (NDR’s) and there are a lot of posts discussing endless loops which these designs always initiate. Above picture shows my design which does not generate endless loops and more importantly does not ...

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