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Get the Members of an Exchange 2007 Distribution Group

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Posted by Dave on 27 Jan 10 - 0 Comments

Many a times we are faced with the task of getting all the members in a distribution group, especially in a large group. It is very easy with Powershell. Run the following command, Get-DistributionGroupMember –identity “group name” In order to select the properties we need, pipe the command to format-table with the necessary values. Get-DistributionGroupMember […]

National Vulnerability Database

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Posted by Dave on 13 Jan 10 - 0 Comments

Here is an interesting find I just made: NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA). http://nvd.nist.gov/ Perform a Search for Software Flaws: http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search

How to set the Default Calendar permissions

Archived in the category: Exchange Server, Technology
Posted by Dave on 11 Jan 10 - 0 Comments

How to set the Default Calendar permissions for all users in Exchange 2000, 2003 and 2007 Configuring appropriate default calendar permissions globally in an Exchange environment can be accomplished for Exchange 2000, 2003 or 2007 with a handy tool called PFDAVadmin found here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=635BE792-D8AD-49E3-ADA4-E2422C0AB424&displaylang=en   

Deleting rules for a disabled user account.

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Posted by Dave on 06 Jan 10 - 0 Comments

Recently our security team asked me if we could delete the rules (server- and client-side) on a mailbox when a user account is disable.  After some research, I found the following utilities, but my conclusion is that there is no easy way of removing rules when a users is disabled.