Checking Exchange GUID while migrating mailbox Exchange to Office365

Checking Exchange GUID while migrating mailbox Exchange to Office365

Below commands can be really helpful while exchange 2010 to office 365 migration.

Below command to import the csv file with names and email addresses of users to be checked.

$CSV = Import-CSV C:\Temp\spotcheck.csv

Below command to display names, email addresses,GUID etc of users to be checked.

$CSV | foreach { get-mailuser -identity $_.mail | fl DisplayName, WindowsEmailAddress, PrimarySmtpAddress, RecipientType, ExternalEmailAddress, ExchangeGuid}

Below command to display names, email addresses,GUID etc of users to be checked exported Read the rest

Change UPN on Office365 manually using Powershell

Change UPN on Office365 manually using Powershell

In some circumstances the UPN changes on on-premise do not get updated to Azure/Office365. If you are syncing from your on-premise AD then updating the UPN in Azure using powershell is going to get overwritten the next time that your sync process runs but in a situation where its changed to correct value then it will just be replaced by same value. This manual process can be used for speeding up the change or making the change if sync is unsuccessful.

If I have understood the question correctly then by updating the UPN … Read the rest

Powershell script to ping a list of servers or IP Addresses

Powershell script to ping a list of servers or IP Addresses

Below script can be used as a Powershell script to ping a list of servers or IP Addresses


$ServerName = Get-Content "C:\Users\vb\Desktop\computerslist.txt"

foreach ($Server in $ServerName) { if (test-Connection -ComputerName $Server -Count 2 -Quiet ) { "$Server is Pinging " } else {"$Server not pinging" } }

For Example the Computerslist Text file can have one entry on each line like below having either PC name or IP Addresses

pc1.domain.com
pc2.domain.com
10.100.128.10

Results will be like below for above text file.

pc1.domain.com is Pinging
pc2.domain.com is Pinging
10.100.128.10 is … Read the rest

Restrict to send mail to Distribution List on Office365 using authOrig or dLMemSubmitPerms

Restrict to send mail to Distribution List using authOrig or dLMemSubmitPerms

This article explains on how to restrict who can send to a distribution list on office 365 or restrict who can send to a distribution list on Exchange 2010

Below is how to give user permission to send email to a distribution group using authOrig or dLMemSubmitPerms.

1. To give user permission to send email to a distribution group using AuthOrig to restrict sending email to a distribution group to individual users.

Below can not be done from Attribute editor from ADUC and its used for giving permissions to … Read the rest

Must have WordPress Plugins which I use on my WordPress Sites..

Must have WordPress Plugins which I use on my WordPress Sites..

Over a period of 5 years of blogging, I use below WordPress plugins to empower my wordpress sites. Based on my research and experience , I have created below list of plugins which I use on all my blogs.

List of WordPress Plugins I use on my blogs are:

Ad injection: For adding ads like Google Ads
Akismet: For handling spam comments (free for personal use)
WP Link Status Plugin: For keeping an eye on all broken links fixing them.
WP Super Cache: – makes your Site load faster … Read the rest