I needed to get the first 5 bytes of a file using the powershell:
PS D:\> Get-Content "D:\TEST\file.txt" -Encoding byte -TotalCount 5
But for some files the Get-Content command returns the following error "A parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name 'Encoding'"
PS D:\Scripting\CORRUPT> Get-Content "D:\TEST\file.txt" -Encoding byte -TotalCount 5
Get-Content : A parameter
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Stop using Outlook to export and/or import PST for your mailboxes. By using the Powershell commands (New-MailboxExportRequest and New-MailboxImportRequest) I have saved much time. And they come with some useful options.
Here some simple and interesting examples:
Simple mailbox export
[PS] C:\> New-MailboxImportRequest -Mailbox "user1" -FilePath "\\MYSERVER\PST\user1.pst"
The path must be an UNC path, a shared folder. After executing the … Read more
I created some room mailboxes in Exchange 2010 and gave book permissions to some users using EMC (Exchange Management Console).
Now, after migrating all my mailboxes to Exchange 2013, I need to change some permissions on the room mailboxes. But no way to perform the changes in the web console.
The only way to view and modify booking permissions is … Read more
Powershell can be very useful to extract data from our systems.
Excel can be very useful to show that data in a friendly way.
Powershell + Excel = Automatic generation of useful reports
These are the basic powershell sentences and functions needed to start generating our Excel reports using Powershell scripts:
Excel COM object
It is neccesary to reference a … Read more