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How to Remote PowerShell into Exchange Online Protection (Office 365)


Microsoft has announced the long-awaited (at least for me) possibility to use PowerShell to do Remote Connection to Exchange Online Protection. I have previously blogged about doing Remote PowerShell session into Office 365 services, such as my post: How to Remote PowerShell into Exchange Online (Office 365). Remote PowerShell is great administrative interface since it enables you to manage your Microsoft Exchange Online Protection (EOP) settings directly from PowerShell. Examples of use could be: Setup and configure Connectors Configure Transport…

Setup Wizard for Exchange Update Rollup ended prematurely


The issue is well-known, but I never got around to share it myself and just recently saw it once again at a customer, who experienced the problem. This blog post will cover how to install and the Exchange Rollup Update successfully without getting the “Ended prematurely” error. The Setup Wizard for Update Rollup fails with the error “ended prematurely”. It has been the same issue for Update Rollups for both Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010. The installer fails with the…

Script: Change-MailboxType available for download


Change-MailboxType.ps1 is a simple script for Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013, that makes it easier to change a regular Mailbox RecipientType to either a Room, Equipment or Shared Mailbox vice versa. The script display a small menu with options. No need to remember PowerShell parameters. It is made so it is easy to use, for certain people in helpdesk so they quickly can change a regular Mailbox to a Room or Equipment or Shared Mailbox, with the option of going…

Exchange 2013 sessions from TechEd 2013 North America


As I have done the previous years, I have compiled a list of all the Exchange 2013 related sessions from TechEd Europe 2012, which was held last week in New Orleans (June 2-6). As usual they are all available as on-demand recordings (webcasts) and slide decks are also online. Here is the complete overview of the Exchange 2013 related sessions: Understanding Compliance in Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and Office (Speaker: Bharat Suneja) Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Managed Availability (Speaker: Ross Smith…

Reserve the dates for MEC 2014


Last week Microsoft announced the dates and the location for the Next Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC). The next MEC will be March 31st to April 2nd 2014 in Austin, Texas. For more information on the upcoming conference, follow the official site: and the twitter for the hashtag #iammec. There is also an mailling list on, sign up and be sure to get the news. See you in Austin, Texas next year.

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