Active Directory for PowerShell

Active Directory is a huge dependency for Exchange. Although Exchange 2007 did a great job of supporting Windows PowerShell, the application had to run on Windows Server 2003 servers, and the Active Directory engineering team did not do the work to support PowerShell for Active Directory for that version of the operating system.

The situation is different for Exchange 2010, because Microsoft has done the work to support Active Directory for PowerShell 2.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 servers and Windows 7 clients. Active Directory Web Services and the PowerShell module are installed by default on all Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers. If you want to manage pre-Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory domains, ...

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