Exchange 2007

Exchange 2007 adding IP Block List Providers

Run the exchange management shell and execute the following commands: Add-IPBlockListProvider -Name -LookupDomain -Enabled $True -RejectionResponse “{1} has blocked your IP address ({0}) using the list ‘{2}’. Please see{0} for further information. This organization has no control over this RBL (Realtime Block List).” Add-IPBlockListProvider -Name -LookupDomain -Enabled $True -RejectionResponse “{1}.

How to Enable circular logging on Exchange 2007 and 2010

The exchange logs can to take up a fair amount of space. In order to minimise the log sizes you can enable circular logging. there are warnings here about why you shouldn’t related to incremental backups not working etc. If you want to enable circular logging any way Open exchange management console Organisation configuration.

Mailbox sizes missing from system manager on exchange 2007 2010

for some mysterious reason Microsoft has chosen to remove the convenience mailbox size you from the exchange system manager on exchange 2007 and exchange 2010. In order to get the statistics and port them to a text file Open exchange management shell Copy and paste the command: Get-MailboxStatistics | Sort-Object TotalItemSize -Descending | ft DisplayName,@{label=”TotalItemSize(KB)”;expression={$_.TotalItemSize.Value.ToKB()}},ItemCount.

POP3 on Exchange 2007

To enable a default email client to authenticate with an Exchange 2007 server, the following command must be issued to the Exchange Shell then the POP3 service restarted. Set-PopSettings -LoginType PlainTextLogin Note that this will reduce the security of the system but it does help with clients that don’t support advanced security.