How to limit Exchange 2010 memory usage

Came across sites recently where the information store process on an SBS 2011 box tends to take most of the available memory. In normal circumstances Exchange 2010 is designed to use as much memory as possible for performance optimization. As long as Exchnage 2010 is running on it’s own, there’s no problem with that. The issues can arise in SBS … Continue reading

Using Microsoft PowerShell to provide Office365 full mailbox permission

There are ways providing shared access to user’s mailboxes on Office365. Unfortunately Office365/Outlook 2010 does not give you the same level of mailbox administration as you have with an on premises system.At times you just need to give the users a proper full mailbox access. To do that, you will need to do it from a Microsoft PowerShell. Note: by … Continue reading

Running Microsoft PowerShell in unrestricted mode

Came across this a while back. I tried to run some commands from Microsoft PowerShell, but got an error message: Import-Module : There were errors in loading the format data file: Microsoft.PowerShell, , C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\2\tmp_53559126-b068-417a-b9f3-c7ffd1a7304e_fq4thsik.mpj\tmp_53559126-b068-417a-b9f3-c7ffd1a7304e_fq4thsik.mpj.format.ps1xml : File skipped because of the following validation exception: File C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\2\tmp_53559126-b068-417a-b9f3-c7ffd1a7304e_fq4thsik.mpj\tmp_53559126-b068-417a-b9f3-c7ffd1a7304e_fq4thsik.mpj.format.ps1xml cannot be loaded because the execution of scripts is disabled on this system. Please see … Continue reading

Installation of Windows Home Server 2011 Connector Fails

I came across a problem recently on my home network. A needed to reconnect a PC (Windows XP) back to a Windows Home Server 2011. I uninstalled the WHS2011 Connector, but when i tried to re-install it, i got the usual (and very generic) message WHS2011 Connector installation  has encountered an error . . . I started to look around, … Continue reading