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E2013: Unable to remove a migration batch, due to capitals [Solved]

Removing a migration batch may give an error :

The migration batch xch10 can’t be found.

+ CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Remove-MigrationBatch], MigrationBatchNotFoundException

+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : [Server=XCH10,RequestId=8a92a859-e84e-48d4-8924-ad3af39f2794,TimeStamp=25-9-2013 07:18:5

3] 40B44FEF,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.Migration.RemoveMigrationBatch

+ PSComputerName : xch10

This is due to the uses of capitals in the migration batch name :

xch10

Read more… E2013: Unable to remove a migration batch, due to capitals [Solved]

E2013: Bulk create mailbox or mail enable multiple users [Solved]

Bulk create mailbox :

First search al users and filter on UPN name, to make sure you don’t use system accounts, en pipe the result to Enable-Mailbox

Get-User -RecipientTypeDetails User -Filter { UserPrincipalName -ne $Null } | Enable-Mailbox

You can also bulk mail enable multiple users :

Use this command

Read more… E2013: Bulk create mailbox or mail enable multiple users [Solved]

Bulk give Full Access and SendAs rights

First create Full-Access-SendAS.csv :

Column1,Column2 Richard,Ronald Ronald,Fred

This scripts gives the user Ronald Full Access and SendAs rights on the mailbox of user Richard, and the user Fred, Full Access and SendAs rights on the mailbox of user Ronald.

The option “-AutoMapping $false” prevents auto creation

Read more… Bulk give Full Access and SendAs rights

Exchange 2013 : Bulk change Out of Office (OOF) for all users at once.

This command changes all internal and external Out of Office (OOF) message for all users

The Scheduled option uses a start AND a stop time

 

Get-Mailbox -RecipientType UserMailbox | Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration -AutoReplyState Scheduled -StartTime “01/01/2014 00:00:01” -EndTime “01/01/2014 23:59:59” -InternalMessage “Happy New Year !!!” -ExternalMessage “Dear customer, Happy New Year

Read more… Exchange 2013 : Bulk change Out of Office (OOF) for all users at once.

Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 Public Folder Migration.

Last week I had to migrate a client from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013.

Of course I had to migrate the public folders. During the migration I ran in to some errors, they are explained below.

Doing so I used the Microsoft way : Migrate Public Folders to

Read more… Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 Public Folder Migration.

Exchange 2013 : What is an arbitration mailbox? / Unable to Decommission an Exchange server. [Solved]

When Decommissioning an old Exchange server you may receive this error massage :

 

Configuring Prerequisites COMPLETED

Prerequisite Analysis FAILED

Uninstall can’t continue.

Errors:

This mailbox database contains one or more mailboxes, mailbox plans, archive mailboxes, public folder mailboxes or arbitration mailboxes. To get a list of all

Read more… Exchange 2013 : What is an arbitration mailbox? / Unable to Decommission an Exchange server. [Solved]

Exchange 2013 Error : CreateTestUser : Mailbox could not be created. Verify that OU ( Users ) exists and that password meets complexity requirements. [Solved]

When using the command .\new-TestCasConnectivityUser.ps1 you receive the error :

CreateTestUser : Mailbox could not be created. Verify that OU ( Users ) exists and that password meets complexity requirements.

At C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Scripts\new-TestCasConnectivityUser.ps1:267 char:17

+ $result = CreateTestUser $exchangeServer $mailboxServer $securePassword $O …

+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

+ CategoryInfo : NotSpecified:

Read more… Exchange 2013 Error : CreateTestUser : Mailbox could not be created. Verify that OU ( Users ) exists and that password meets complexity requirements. [Solved]

Exchange 2013 : How to set the regional settings for a mailbox, or multiple mailboxes, before importing .pst files.

After creating new users, you have to set the mailbox regional settings, before importing the e-mail by .pst file

You can set the regional settings for an individual user to English (US):

Read more… Exchange 2013 : How to set the regional settings for a mailbox, or multiple mailboxes, before importing .pst files.

Exchange 2013 : How to bulk import pst files

When you want to import pst files, you need to create a csv file, containing the user e-mail address and the file location of the pstfile, and of course the correct name of the pst file :

Csv file:

user,userpath

administrator@domain.nl,\\xch1\ImportPST\administrator.pst

test@ domain.nl,\\xch1\ImportPST\test.pst

 

To start the import

Read more… Exchange 2013 : How to bulk import pst files

Exchange 2013 : New-MailboxImportRequest : The term ‘New-MailboxImportRequest’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again [Solved]

Problem:

When you want to import multiple pst files, by using New-MailboxImportRequest, you may receive this error:

New-MailboxImportRequest : The term ‘New-MailboxImportRequest’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included,

Read more… Exchange 2013 : New-MailboxImportRequest : The term ‘New-MailboxImportRequest’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again [Solved]