Exchange Powershell Tip

Do you want to know how to get the mailbox count per database on a particular server?  Use the following cmdlet to get that information:

Get-Mailbox -Server servername | Group-Object -Property:database | select Name,Count | FT -AutoSize

Remember to change “servername” to the name of your Primary Mailbox server.

Here’s an example of the command output:

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No Outlook Reminders

We have very busy work and personal lives, which can easily involve several meetings in the span of one week.  Outlook reminders serve an important role in helping to manage scheduled appointments and meetings.  Although, it’s not sufficient to have a slot on the calendar for that demo scheduled next week with a software vendor.    This is where Reminders come to the rescue of human memory shortcomings.  A reminder will popup and say  “your demo session with Vendor X starts in 15 minutes”.  That’s not what it actually says, but you get the point.

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