Monthly Archives: January 2015

Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 DHCP Failover with PowerShell and Resolving Custom Options Error 20010.

For the first time, WS 2012 R2 offers a true DHCP failover and load balance solution that works. After recently migrating to Windows Server 2012 R2 DHCP, I went a step further to configure failover to a partner server with … Continue reading

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Limit Exchange 2010 Email Attachment Size for users with PowerShell.

Recently had a request to limit the email attachment size for specific users within the Exchange Organization. The following one line script took care of the request: New-TransportRule -Name ‘Attachment Size Limit’ -Comments ” -Priority ‘0’ -Enabled $true -FromMemberOf ‘’ … Continue reading

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Migrating DHCP from Windows Server 2003 SP2 to WS 2012 R2 Platform .

Migrating DHCP from WS2003 to WS2012 R2 with PowerShell on the source server throws a dhcp version conflict error. The recommendation is to use NetShell for the initial export and import . 1) Login to the current WS2003 DHCP Server … Continue reading

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Interactive PowerShell 4.0 Script Automates Active Directory User and Mailbox Creation.

In line with the objective of streamlining and automating new employee/user creation process for help desk/level 1 support, I wrote the following PowerShell script to help precisely define the steps in the process, further reduce the chance for human error … Continue reading

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