Reporting on active OWA and RPC connections

One of the nice things about using PowerShell to manage Exchange is that you have a great deal of flexibility when it comes to solving problems. When the Exchange Management Shell does not provide a cmdlet that specifically meets your needs, you can often tap into other resources accessible through PowerShell. This recipe provides a great example for this. In this recipe, we'll use PowerShell to query performance counter data to determine the number of active OWA and HTTP/RPC (Outlook Anywhere) connections on one or more Mailbox servers.

How to do it...

  1. To determine the number of users currently logged into OWA on a Mailbox server, use the following command syntax:
    Get-Counter –Counter '\\tlex01\MSExchange ...

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