Creating calendar items

Imagine that you have a monitoring script written in PowerShell that checks memory, CPU, or disk utilization on all of your Exchange servers. In addition to alerting your team of any critical problems via e-mail, it might also be nice to schedule a reminder in the future for non-critical issues by creating a calendar item in one or more mailboxes. The EWS Managed API makes it easy to create a calendar item through PowerShell with just a few commands.

How to do it...

  1. First, load the assembly, create the ExchangeService object, and connect to EWS:
    Add-Type -Path C:\EWS\Microsoft.Exchange.WebServices.dll
    $svc = New-Object Microsoft.Exchange.WebServices.Data.ExchangeService
    $svc.AutoDiscoverUrl("administrator@contoso.com")
  2. Next, ...

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