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Exchange 2013: Installing Exchange Management Console (silently)

Further reading and source: http://exchangeserverpro.com/exchange-server-2013-management-tools/. This will give you PowerShell cmdlets, locally, as the GUI is web-based in 2013. From a PS or command prompt, navigate to the location of the latest Exchange CU binaries and run:

My CU10 binaries…

Active Directory: Time Server

A quick one on running AD as an authoritative time server. My AD server and member servers, workstation etc had lost about 15 minutes over several months. Fix:

Reference: Technet Forum And the other trick that I actually think…

Installing full Microsoft SQL Management Studio

To install the full version and not Express: Obtain the full versoin binaries and mount / extract. From an elevated command prompt, run:

Where e: is the drive containing the binaries. This works for SQL Server 2012. Reference: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10452851/where-is-sql-server-management-studio-2012

Windows: Missing Remote Desktop Setting (Remote tab)

Missing remote settings. Looks like:   Should look like: Has the license key been installed properly? Reactivate using this method:

Reference: Technet

Active Directory: How long before my account password expires?

A little PowerShell script to determine when your (or a group of) account(s) will expire:

This actually filters on SamAccountName, however the -Filter {…} Can be replace with -Identity. Tried to use Composite Formatting for TimeToExpiry, but I couldn’t…