Exchange 2010 and 2007 Useful Powershell Commands

Explanation
Command
Grant full access to all mailboxes get-mailbox -server <exchange server Name> | Add-MailboxPermission -User “domain\userid” -AccessRights FullAccess
Move mailbox to another server New-MoveRequest –identity username –TargetDatabase “database name”
Update Default Global Address List Update-GlobalAddressList -Identity “default Global Address List”
Grant relay permission to send connector Get-ReceiveConnector “Anonymous Relay” | Add-ADPermission -User “NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON” -ExtendedRights “Ms-Exch-SMTP-Accept-Any-Recipient”
Remove Move Request Remove-MoveRequest -identity boardroom

If a move fails you need to remove the move request before generating another one

Get information on size and number of items in mailbox store get-mailboxstatistics -database “name-of-mail-database”
Get information on an individual mailbox get-mailboxstatistics -identity administrator
Check autodiscover Test-OutlookWebServices
Create hub site Set-AdSite “Site A” -HubSiteEnabled $true
Approve in-policy requests from all users for the room mailbox “board room”. Set-CalendarProcessing -Identity “boardroom” -AutomateProcessing AutoAccept -AllBookInPolicy $true
Prevent a user from deleting any items Set-mailbox <username> LitigationHoldEnabled $true
Create a retention tag to delete emails older than 90 days from the “deleted items” folder New-RetentionPolicyTag “AllUsers-DeletedItems” –Type DeletedItems –Comment “Items older than 90 days are deleted” –RetentionEnabled $true –AgeLimitForRetention 90 –RetentionAction PermanentlyDelete
Exports list of all user email addresses to a text file get-recipient | select name -expand emailaddresses | where {$_.smtpAddress} | Select-Object Name,smtpAddress | export-csv c:\AllEmailAddresses.txt -noType
Upgrade Recipient Policy from older version of Exchange Set-EMailAddressPolicy “Default Policy” -IncludedRecipients “AllRecipients”

Get-MailboxStatistics -server <SERVERNAME> | sort lastlogontime | export-csv c:\mailbox2.csv -noType

Get mailbox info in CSV format that can be imported into excel

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