Update to Find-DuplicateValues script
Identity

Update to Find-DuplicateValues script

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Hey! As we enter the waning days of summer, I wanted to update a tool that I’ve had sitting around for a while.

Years ago, when I was in Microsoft Consulting Services, I ran into one particular customer that had manually populated the mail property of thousands of service accounts, groups, vendor accounts, and contacts–not with the object or user’s individual email address, but with the email address of the person who managed the AD object. … [ Continue reading ]

Configuration

Update to Create-LabUsers tool

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Update: I’ve added a shortlink for this tool: http://aka.ms/createlabusers.

Because you didn’t ask for it, I went ahead and added to it.

Well, that’s a lie.  I actually had some really great ideas and feedback, so I’ve added a few new features that I wanted to draw attention to:

  • Detect existing Exchange session – If you cancel the script to create mailboxes while it’s running, you previously needed to run a Remove-PSSession to close the open Exchange session. 
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Configuration

Creating a Pinpoint DNS Zone

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I saw an interesting question floating around a discussion alias earlier today–how to return different IP addresses for the same hostname from different DNS servers for users that are in different regions (for example, have DNS servers on the east coast return “1.2.3.4” for my.domain.com… [ Continue reading ]

Configuration

Finding Active Directory objects with Inheritance Disabled

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From time to time, an issue that crops up during Exchange or Office 365 migrations is the dreaded “insufficient access rights:”

It’s commonly manifested like this (though I have seen it displayed other ways as well):

Warning: Unable to update Active Directory information for the source mailbox at the end of the move.

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