Exchange - Recover Offline/dismounted/corrupted EDB files #HOW TO #Stellar Repair For Exchange

During previous years I worked hard on Exchange environment too.

Today I would like to mention Stellar Repair For Exchange 

(Trial version here available https://cloud.stellarinfo.com/StellarRepairforExchange.exe)

Here they are products features highlights that I would like to share on this blog article:

  1. It supports Exchange Server 2019/2016/2013/2010/2007/2003/2000, and 5.5.
  2. Exports complete EDB file directly to live Exchange and Office 365.
  3. Recover Offline/dismounted/corrupted EDB files.

  4. Exchange Database Recovery
    https://www.stellarinfo.com/support/kb/index.php/article/how-to-recover-corrupt-inaccessible-exchange-mailboxes

  5. This tool is is the combination of five Exchange tools - Exchange Recovery, Mailbox Extractor, OST to PST Converter, Exchange Backup Extractor, and Password Recovery.
    The 5-in-one Toolkit mounts and repairs the Exchange database and enables you to export mailboxes to PST, live Exchange, and Office 365.
    https://www.stellarinfo.com/email-tools/exchange-toolkit.php

  6. Selective Mailbox Recovery
    • The Exchange database recovery software provides an enhanced preview of mailboxes and its items. The selective mailbox recovery feature allows users to repair the desired mailboxes or items and save them in multiple formats. The users can select or unselect individual or multiple mailboxes and mail items as per their recovery needs.

  7. Support Archive Mailboxes Recovery
    • The Exchange recovery tool also supports archive mailbox recovery. The software can repair corrupt or damaged archive mailboxes and save them to PST, MSG, EML, RTF, HTML, or PDF format. You can also export the archive mailboxes to Office 365 or live Exchange server directly.

  8. Enhanced Mailbox Preview for Precise Recovery
  9. Exports Recovered Contacts to CSV

  10. Exports Recovered Files to Office 365
    https://www.stellarinfo.com/support/kb/index.php/article/exchange-to-office-365-migration

  11. Saves Recovered Exchange Mailboxes in Various Formats
    https://www.stellarinfo.com/support/kb/index.php/article/save-mailboxes-msg-eml-html-rtf-pdf

  12. Deleted Exchange Mailbox Recovery
    https://www.stellarinfo.com/support/kb/index.php/article/recover-deleted-exchange-mailboxes

If you want to have a quick product tour you can review below video:

How to Repair and Restore Exchange Database - Stellar Repair for Exchange || Alternative to ESEUTIL



Specifications:
FAQ

Scripting - Get-ADComputer - How to retrieve computer last logon date

There is an easy and quick way to get .TXT file with all AD computer names and relativse last logon dates.


  1. You must execute Powershell module with Administrative rights.
  2. Import-Module activedirectory
  3. Get-Help Get-ADComputer
  4. Get-ADComputer -Filter * -Properties *  | Sort LastLogonDate | FT Name, LastLogonDate -Autosize | Out-File C:\Temp\ComputerLastLogonDate.txt




Alternative approach could be:
  1. $DaysInactive = 90
  2. $time = (Get-Date).Adddays(-($DaysInactive))
  3. Get-ADComputer -Filter {LastLogonTimeStamp -lt $time} -ResultPageSize 2000 -resultSetSize $null -Properties Name, OperatingSystem, SamAccountName, DistinguishedName
  4. Get-ADComputer -Filter {LastLogonTimeStamp -lt $time} -ResultPageSize 2000 -resultSetSize $null -Properties Name, OperatingSystem, SamAccountName, DistinguishedName | Export-CSV “C:\Temp\StaleComps.CSV” –NoTypeInformation
[original articles]



Windows 10 - Quick assist a free Teamviewer alternative

There is an interesting built in feature inside Windows 10 that permit to receive and give remote assistance (inside and externally your organization).

This feature is named "Quick Assist" and is easily usable finding it in yours Windows 10 device (secondly you need to authenticate using your Microsoft account):



Relative usage is well explained in below articles:

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/quick-assist-windows-10

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-windows-10-quick-assist

In present article I would like to share how to give remote assistance and execute applications, on remote client, that needs administrative rights.

Key point is necessity to create a proper GPO (or change client gpedit.msc settings) as below.

What I suggest is to make some changes in your GPO on how the UAC presents itself but does not turn it off.

Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings//Local Policies/Security Options

Policy

Setting

User Account Control: Allow UIAccess applications to prompt for elevation without using the secure desktop

Enabled

User Account Control: Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation

Disabled

After this change you will be able to execute administrative software on remote computers.


[original article]

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msteams/forum/all/does-ms-teams-work-as-remote-support-tool/6eccdadc-9a5a-48cd-9ad0-080478b5ba6b


Tips - Outlook 2016, Gmail Account, IMAP/POP3, two factor authentication (2FA). How to

During this time period I had necessity to configure Outlook 2016 in conjunction with gmail email account

Considering that gmail email account had 2FA configuration was possible generating a specific account password related Outlook 2016.

Here they article that I followed.

Hoping that these information will be useful for someone.



https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833?hl=en




https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7126229?hl=en#zippy=%2Cstep-check-that-imap-is-turned-on%2Cstep-change-smtp-other-settings-in-your-email-client

Multimedia - Easily Convert CD to MP3 with Album/track info, mp3 Cut, youtube to mp3/download and mp3 Tag Editor

During these days I was trying to rip different Audio CD to .mp3 format and automatically find track and album info.

At the same time I searched about mp3/Youtube tools that are below indicated.

All these software are freeware.

1. FreeRip CD to mp3 converter with Tracks and Album info.

http://www.freerip.com/

2. Fre:ac CD to mp3 converter with Tracks and Album info.

http://www.freac.org/

3. If you want to convert your videos/audio on line you can use the following link :

http://media.io/it/

4. mp3DirectCut It is an easy tool to cut mp3 music:

https://mp3directcut.it.uptodown.com/windows

5. Mp3 Tag editor :

http://www.mp3tag.de/en/

6. Free youtube to mp3 converter

http://www.dvdvideosoft.com/it/products/dvd/Free-YouTube-to-MP3-Converter.htm#.VkjUTvkveUk

7. Free youtube download:

http://www.dvdvideosoft.com/it/products/dvd/Free-YouTube-Download.htm#.VkjT8PkveUk

8. CD to MP3 Freeware

http://www.eusing.com/CDRipper/CDRipper.htm#.VkkCLfkveUk

[update 2015.12]

9. Youtube to mp3 on line website:

http://www.clipconverter.cc/it/

[update 2021.10.16]

10. MP4 to mp3 converter