Monthly Archive: November 2014

Nov 27 2014

Collect installed updates on many computers using PowerShell

I wanted to collect the currently installed updated on a group of servers using PowerShell. This can be more accurate that WSUS or SCCM reports since it depends on WIM to get the current data, not the last reported ones. The – very small – script gets the computer objects from active directory, then use …

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Nov 18 2014

Header name in Exchange Transport Rules

If you need to create a new Transport Rule that checks the message header, either through Exchange Admin Center or Exchange Management Shell, you need to provide what is stated as Header Name in the GUI. After some looking around, I found that the header is actually the header field name. So for example, if you …

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Nov 12 2014

Using PowerShell ISE on an Exchange Edge Transport Server

I’ve been looking for a way to use ISE on an Edge Transport server in order to write some scripts. Finally I found that it is easier than I imagined! You just need to run the cmdlet below, I tested it on Exchange 2013 (CU6). I don’t know why it states 2010 Snapin name

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