Practical PowerShell: Exchange Server 2016 Second Edition
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Practical PowerShell: Exchange Server 2016 Second Edition

About the Book

Microsoft MVP's Dave Stork and Damian Scoles have created a PowerShell book that takes a practical approach to learning PowerShell to manage on-premises Exchange Server 2016. The book uses real world scenarios and the author's experience to help you learn efficient and practical was to use PowerShell. Along the way you will pick up tips and tricks for managing Exchange as well as PowerShell.

The books covers the main areas of Exchange from Security, to Mailboxes and non-user objects as well as best practices and Server configuration.  It was not written as a cookbook or designed for you to learn PowerShell during lunch. This book is meant to serve as a building block in your knowledge of Exchange Server 2016.

About the Authors

Damian Scoles
Damian Scoles

Damian Scoles has been a Microsoft MVP for the past eight years, specifically for Office Apps and Services and now Cloud and Datacenter Management. He is currently based out of the Chicago area and started out managing Exchange 5.5 and Windows NT. He has worked with Office 365 since BPOS and has experience with Azure AD, the Security and Compliance Center, and Exchange Online. Contributions to the community include helping on TechNet forums, creating PowerShell scripts that are located in the TechNet Gallery, writing detailed PowerShell / Office365 / Exchange blog articles (, tweets ( and creating PowerShell videos on YouTube (

Dave Stork
Dave Stork

Dave Stork started his Exchange career with Exchange 2003 and that version got him hooked. He blogs ( and tweets ( about Exchange and other relevant topics for several years now and in time has expanded this community work with contributing to podcasts, speaking at several events and user group meetings in and outside his native Netherlands. He poured most of his knowledge and experience into the Practical PowerShell Exchange Server 2016 book last year. Now he is expanding his skills with reviewing this Exchange Online book. He is also an Exchange/Office Apps and Services MVP since 2014.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: PowerShell Basics

Chapter 2: Beyond the Basics

Chapter 3: Building Scripts

Chapter 4: PowerShell Remoting

Chapter 5: What’s New

Chapter 6: Server Configuration

Chapter 7: Server Management

Chapter 8: Mail Flow

Chapter 9: Mail Flow - Compliance

Chapter 10: IMAP and POP

Chapter 11: Users

Chapter 12: Non-User Objects

Chapter 13: Mobile Devices

Chapter 14: Migrations

Chapter 15: Hybrid

Chapter 16: Reporting

Chapter 17: Troubleshooting

Chapter 18: Miscellaneous

Chapter 19: Public Folders

Chapter 20: Security

Chapter 21: Unified Messaging

Chapter 22: Updates & Changes

Appendix: Best Practices

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