Monthly Archives: September 2015

Get more performance in VMWARE Converter!

Martin 25/09/2015

By default, the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.x default the converter worker encrypts the data stream using SSL. Encrypting the traffic increases security, but it can decrease performance. This article provides steps to disable SSL encryption in VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.x. To disable SSL encryption: Take a backup of the converter-worker.xml file. By default, this file is located at: Windows 7/Server 2008 and Later – C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Windows Vista, XP and 2003… Get more performance in VMWARE Converter!

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Change UPN (based on Primary Email) based on SMTP proxy address

Martin 24/09/2015

During an Exchange migration, where the users have several domains spread among them, I needed to find a script that looks into the SMTP Proxyaddress of the user object, and changes the UPN for that user to match the ProxyAddress. I did’nt have to search long, before I found this page: Change UPN (based on Primary Email) based on SMTP: in proxy addresses Copy the following into a .ps1 file and run it directly from… Change UPN (based on Primary Email) based on SMTP proxy address

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Various nice-to-have powershell commands for Exchange

Martin 23/09/2015

Get and output of all mailboxes, sorted by size, with items:

Paul Cunningham’s health check script for 2010/2013: Generate Health Report for an Exchange Server 2010/2013 Environment Public Folders: Get a list of all mail enabled folders:

 

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Exchange 2013: Public Folder Migration

Martin 22/09/2015

Here is some great articles i found, in the process of migrating public folders from legacy Exchange servers, to Exchange 2013 (More links will be added): Nice article from Tony’s blog: http://thoughtsofanidlemind.com/2013/12/13/migration-modern-public-folders/ “Legacy Public Folder remnants in Exchange 2013 cause “The Microsoft Exchange Administrator has made a change…” prompt”: https://exchangemaster.wordpress.com/2014/07/11/legacy-public-folder-remnants-in-exchange-2013-cause-the-microsoft-exchange-administrator-has-made-a-change-prompt/

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Fixing Leading and Trailing Whitespace in Exchange Objects

Martin 22/09/2015

Source: http://www.expta.com/2010/03/fixing-leading-and-trailing-whitespace.html You must remove all the leading and trailing spaces from Exchange 2000/2003 user names, group names, and Public Folder names prior to migrating them to Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010.  Previous versions of Exchange and Outlook would let you create these objects, usually by accident.  Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 have strict conformance rules that will not allow this, so you’ll have to fix it before the objects are migrated. For example, you may use… Fixing Leading and Trailing Whitespace in Exchange Objects

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