Outlook 2011 For Mac Keeps Changing the Exchange Server Address

To update your Exchange 2007 or 2010 server you will need to run the following commands from the Exchange Management Shell and replace the Server running the Client Access Role with your external domain name. These commands update the URL for the Autodiscover service, Exchange Web Services (EWS) and the OWA Web-based Offline Address book … Continue reading Outlook 2011 For Mac Keeps Changing the Exchange Server Address

Force Active Directory Sync/Replication With All Partners

From time to time I need to force sync all of my GCs aka DCs. This is a quick way to force everyone to replicate. If you have a lot of GCs this could take a while. Syntax: repadmin /replicate destination_dsa Naming Context /allsources Example: repadmin /replicate server1.test.com dc=test,dc=com /allsources Destination server Name: server2.test.com Naming … Continue reading Force Active Directory Sync/Replication With All Partners

How To Force SharePoint to Sync with Active Directory

Occasionally I have a user that changes their last name (or we got it spelled wrong) and I need the change to reflect across SharePoint (why SP doesn't do this by itself I have no idea). In order to aid this process I found this script to force a resynchronize of each instance of the … Continue reading How To Force SharePoint to Sync with Active Directory

How To Export Scheduled Tasks from Windows Task Scheduler Into Excel

I am a consummate network documenter. As such I get all the details. Here's how I grab all the task scheduler items from remote servers into my master Excel sheet. This can be run from your workstation and exports the data in CSV format which Excel just loves. schtasks /query /S SERVERNAME /FO CSV /V >taskscheduler-export.csv … Continue reading How To Export Scheduled Tasks from Windows Task Scheduler Into Excel

Sending Syslog logs from Ubuntu to a remote syslog server

I don't know why I didn't have notes on this already. I've done it dozens of times. So here's the write up. I use Ubuntu and it uses the syslog facility/daemon called rsyslogd. Its configuration file is located here: /etc/rsyslog.d/50-default.conf This file tells the deamon where to log each type of message. For example the … Continue reading Sending Syslog logs from Ubuntu to a remote syslog server

List SharePoint Folder Hierarchical Structure

I'm in the middle of auditing our massive SharePoint setup and I needed a way to list out in a hierarchical way the sites, sub-sites, libraries etc in an easy manor. Remember this KISS principal? Keep It Simple Stupid. I had a duh moment. Remember the DOS days? Remember the tree command? Turns out you … Continue reading List SharePoint Folder Hierarchical Structure

Getting Windows Process Command Line

Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 introduced a neat feature in the Task Manager that allows you to see the command line that instantiated the process. This is great for telling processes apart. Especially when svchost and others can have dozens of instances. Just click View -> Select Columns and pick Command Line at the … Continue reading Getting Windows Process Command Line

Exchange Build Numbers

This is mostly for my own reference. Just a list of MS Exchange versions/build numbers. Exchange Server 4.0 4.0.837 April 1996 Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 (a) 4.0.993 August 1996 Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 SP1 4.0.838 May 1996 Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 SP2 4.0.993 August 1996 Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 SP3 4.0.994 November 1996 Microsoft Exchange … Continue reading Exchange Build Numbers