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Exchange Server

Microsoft announced that they deprecated the support for the SmartScreen Antispam content filters for Exchange Servers. This script uninstall the old and retired SmartScreen Antispam Agents from the local Exchange Server. There are known issues with the SmartScreen AntiSpam content filters if you run Exchange 2016 on Windows Server 2016. So removing them might be […]

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By default the Active Directory related commands search for a best domain controller. This is great, but by default, I want them to make use of the closest one.

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I want to transfer more and more logic away from Group Policies towards Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC). There are several reasons why i think that DSC is much better than my old (and complex) group policy constructs, but the main reason (at least for me): I can manage DSC clients that are domain […]

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I had a very interesting workshop with administrators and IT guys from a customer (a customer of a partner to be correct). One of the very first questions, like so often, was: Is it possible to install all PowerShell requirements for Office 365 with a single command? The easy answer is: No, it is not… […]

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To run some Tests, I needed to create a bunch of different hosts, and I decided that I want to have new ones and no clones. I just install a lot of throw-away hosts to run some update Tests (new Windows 10 Build), and I install them customized, so no clones and no automated setup.

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