Author Archives for Goja

Outlook Add-In for managing your Active Directory photo

Since I couldn’t find any add-in that will allow me to manage my photo in Active Directory, I’ve decided to write a small one in VB.Net.  The add-in works with Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013, and will allow you to set a photo in Active Directory or remove it. After installation, the plugin will add a [...]

How to retrieve presence status for all office communicator users using a SQL query

To retrieve the presence status for all the office communicator users in your environment open the SQL instance hosting the OCS database and create a query using the data below. Keep in mind that in your enviroment the presence values might be different and also the ContainerNum. I’ve added at the end the availability ranges [...]

Powershell function to generate a HTML report from the Exchange 2010 admin audit logs

This a small function I wrote  in powershell that generates an easier to read HTML report from the Exchange Admin Logs using the Search-AdminAuditLog cmdlet. You must run it from the Exchange Management Shell to see the Cmdlet Name and Cmdlet Parameters correctly. function Exchange_Audit_Logs_Report { <# .SYNOPSIS Generates a html report from Search-AdminAuditLog cmdlet. [...]

Problems with TrustedInstaller on Windows

Lately I had some problems with a couple of Windows servers and although the reported errors were different the solution was the same. So if you have one or more of the following errors you might want to check out the solution below: – EventID 1000 in the Application Log Faulting application name: TrustedInstaller.exe, version: [...]

Powershell: Get folder size and quota information for shared folders and generate a html report

To use this just save it to a ps1 file and update the $serverarray variable with the name of the file servers and the partitions (or folder) on which shared folders are located. Credits for the Get-FolderSize function goes to jfrmilner . ##——– Script starts here $cssstyle = “<style>” $cssstyle = $cssstyle + “BODY{background-color:white;}” $cssstyle [...]


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