Exchange Server 2010 export all mailboxes with powershell

This is a follow up post to my existing post about exporting mailboxes to pst with powershell. As requested i modified the script a bit to export all mailboxes to pst files with a single script. Just fill in the variables need wich are in the first lines of the script. $mailserver = "<servername>" $path = "\\<servername>" $userlist = get-mailboxdatabase …

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Exchange 2010 SP2 setup/upgrade failed because roles aren’t current: AdminToolsRole

After fixing my previous error (setup/upgrade failed while performing action install) it looked like i was successfully upgrading my Exchange 2010 server to SP2, but unfortunaly i received the following error when updating the Mailbox Role. Error: This server role can’t be installed because the following roles aren’t current: AdminToolsRole When i checked the registry i noticed a different ConfiguredVersion …

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Exchange 2010 SP2 setup/upgrade failed while performing action install

Today i ran into a very weird problem during the installation upgrade of an Exchange 2010 server. The server has all roles on one server ( CAS/HUB/MBX ) and cleany installed just one day ago, SP1 and Rollup 8. After downloading SP2 and performing the setup i was suprised with an error screen: Solution: Check your registry keys to see …

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Remove the Network link from Windows Explorer

By default can browse the network with the network icon in Windows Exlorer. If for some reason you don’t want this, make this change. Solution: Make a change to the Registry by using a GPO Open your RDS Server Machine Policy and expand the following folders: Computer Configuration, Preferences, Registry Right click and choose New, Registry Item Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Key …

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Show all icons and notifications on the taskbar notification area

Windows 2008R2 gives a user the opportunity to show and hide specific icons in the taskbar notification. Since not al users have the same knowledge of specific settings in Windows i’d like to make this setting for them and show all icons and notifications Solution: Make a change to the Registry by using a GPO Open your RDS Server User Policy …

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Remove VMware tools from taskbar

When running the RDS server on VMware you will find the VMware tools icon in the system tray. But users really don’t need / want to the icon, so let’s make it dissapear. Solution: Make a change to the Registry by using a GPO Open your RDS Server Machine Policy and expand the following folders: Computer Configuration, Preferences, Registry Right …

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Hide Manage when right clicking Computer icon

Every users needs to have the Computer icon on the desktop, but when you allow right clicking to see the context menu the users will also find the Manage button. All though the user can’t use the mmc, i don’t want them to see the option at all. Solution: Make a change to the Registry by using a GPO Open …

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