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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Cookbook - Third Edition by Mike Pfeiffer, Jonas Andersson

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Automating tasks with the scripting agent

The scripting agents were introduced in Exchange 2010 and still remain in Exchange 2013. Exchange 2010 introduced the concept of cmdlet extension agents is to extend the functionality of the Exchange Management Tools. The scripting extension agent can be used to trigger custom commands, as changes are made by administrators from the management console or the shell. In this recipe, we'll take a look at how to use the scripting agent to automate a task in the Exchange Management Shell.

Getting ready

To complete the steps in this recipe, you'll need to create an XML file. You can simply use Notepad or any XML editor of your choice.

How to do it...

To automate a task in the Exchange Management Shell using the ...

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