How Exchange leverages Windows PowerShell

From an Exchange perspective, Windows PowerShell provides a way to perform tasks quickly and simply in a variety of manners, from one-off interventions that process one or more Exchange objects to complex scripts that perform tasks such as mailbox provisioning. Most administrators cut their teeth with PowerShell by using the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) to do simple things, like using Get-Mailbox to report on a mailbox’s properties and Set-Mailbox or Set-CASMailbox to set a property, before moving on to the more esoteric commands to manipulate connectors, control ActiveSync, update Active Directory with user safe lists, and so on. The saying is that almost anything is possible with Windows PowerShell, ...

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