Is this the power plant of the future? Is this the power plant of the future? By solar thermal, Khosla Ventures’ Vinod Khosla is referring more specifically to concentrating solar power, as opposed to solar thermal technologies used to provide space heating and hot water in buildings, or conventional solar power, where the sunlight strikes a PV cell and is converted into … Read more

Update a Global Address List

You can update the default GAL like so: Update-GlobalAddressList ‘Default Global Address List’ If you want to update ALL address lists: Get-GlobalAddressList | Update-GlobalAddressList   Update-OfflineAddressBook “Default Offline Address Book” Update-FileDistributionService %replace with the name of your mailserver% Get-OfflineAddressBook | Update-OfflineAddressBook Get-GlobalAddressList | update-GlobalAddressList Get-AddressList | update-AddressList  

VMware vSphere PowerCLI 5.0 Here is a great book : VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration  

Exchange 2010 Organization’s Health Check

In EMC Console | Select appropriate forest | In action pane -> Click Collect Organizational Health Data. This is pretty good information for any Administrator to start with, for others there is ExBPA. Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer (ExBPA) Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer v2.8   Exchange Server Risk Assessment and Health Check Program (ExRAP)   … Read more

How to Health Check an Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server How many times each day do you get asked, “Is there a problem with the Exchange server?” If you’re like me then you get asked this question at least once per day. Of course there usually isn’t anything wrong with our Exchange servers  but once the question has been asked then you have no choice but … Read more

Deleted Mailbox not appearing in Disconnected mailbox GUI?? This seems to be a very common complaint from the field – Deleted mailboxes will appear in disconnected mailbox list, but these changes it will not reflect immediately. You have to wait for online maintenance to run and complete before the mailboxes are correctly listed If you accidentally delete mailbox and if you wanted … Read more