X-Lite Dial Plan

I had a problem where in imported all my contacts from Outlook to Counterpath’s X-Lite, however all of my numbers had +61 before the number, and all my calls were failing. Network error etc etc. My dial plan originally was: #1\a\a.T;match=1;prestrip=2; This was default, so I changed it to add in another match, see below:…

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Robocopy

To move files & folders from one location to another without security: robocopy <source_directory> <target_directory> /TEE /E /MOVE /R:2 /W:1 /LOG+:c:\LOG.txt To copy files & folders from one location to another with security: (to copy without security, don’t include /copyall) robocopy <source_directory> <target_directory> /copyall /E /B /R:2 /W:1 /LOG+:c:\LOG.txt /TEE To copy files & folders…

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CSVDE & LDAP queries

To export information from Active Directory using CSVDE, LDAP queries are used with CSVDE. Also, LADP queries can be used in Active Directory (AD) Users and Computers, there’s a section at the top called Saved Queries. You can right click on Saved Queries to create a new Query > click Define Query > select Custom…

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Exchange 2007 PowerShell commands

Getting and Viewing data from Powershell When viewing information from the Exchange Management Shell, sometimes all the information is bunched up like this: Identity             User                 AccessRights        IsInherited Deny ——–             —-                 ————        ———– —- nativeconnections… NT AUTHORITY\SELF    {FullAccess, Rea… False       False nativeconnections… NATIVECONNECTIO\E… {ReadPermission}    True        False nativeconnections… NATIVECONNECTIO\E… {FullAccess}        True        True nativeconnections… NATIVECONNECTIO\D… {FullAccess}        True        True…

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Removing disconnected mailboxes in Exchange Server 2007

Exchange Server 2007 doesn’t allow us to purge the disconnected mailbox. In order to remove one or multiple disconnected mailboxes we can be performing these steps: Listing all disconnected mailboxes Get-MailboxStatistics | where-object { $_.DisconnectDate -ne $null } | Select DisplayName,MailboxGuid Removing a single entry Remove-Mailbox -Database <Database-Name> -StoreMailboxIdentity <MailboxGuid> -confirm:$false Removing all users at…

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Windows Server 2008 – Deployment using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

  For Windows Server 2008 deployment we will be using Windows Deployment Services installed on Windows 2003  – inftwsm005 (149.171.56.13) In a nutshell, on the Windows Server 2008 DVD media you can find two WIM files, boot.wim (PE image) and the other is install.wim (the actual operating systems). The boot.wim file is the very first…

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Creating your own Exchange 2007 SSL certificates to publish OWA, Outlook Anywhere & Active Sync with ISA 2006

On your Exchange CAS For Auto Discover New-ExchangeCertificate -GenerateRequest:$true -SubjectName "C=AU, O=Company, CN=autodiscover.externalname.com" -DomainName mail.externalname.com, autodiscover.externalname.com, exc2007.internalname.local, autodiscover.internalname.local -FriendlyName "Microsoft Exchange 2007" -Path c:\AutoDiscover_mailcert.req -privatekeyexportable:$true For OWA & Active Sync New-ExchangeCertificate -GenerateRequest:$true -SubjectName "C=AU, O=Company, CN=mail.externalname.com" -DomainName mail.externalname.com, autodiscover.externalname.com, exc2007.internalname.local, autodiscover.internalname.local -FriendlyName "Microsoft Exchange 2007" -Path c:\Mail_mailcert.req -privatekeyexportable:$true If you are purchasing a certificate, this…

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Exchange 2007 SP1 Outlook Anywhere NTLM authentication for domain based and workgroup based computers

At the University in Sydney they have Exchange Server 2007 installed on Windows Server 2003 servers. They needed a solution for people to use Outlook Anywhere using laptops that were attached to the domain with logged on domain user accounts, also local user accounts with laptops that weren’t on the domain. However, they didn’t want…

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