How Exchange uses 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 to process one or more Exchange objects to complex scripts to perform tasks such as mailbox provisioning. Most administrators cut their teeth on PowerShell by using the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) to do simple things, such as 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 or control the ability of devices to connect through ActiveSync and so on. The saying is that almost anything is possible with Windows PowerShell, and this ...

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