Use IPdeny to create Mail flow rules (transport rules) in Exchange Online

This PowerShell script will help an Office 365 administrator or Exchange Online administrator block incoming email messages originating from specific countries using data from IPdeny. About IPdeny country block downloads IPdeny compiles raw data from regional internet registries and offers free of charge country IP address block downloads. Their country IP zone files can be […]

Running PowerShell as different user

If you want to launch PowerShell as a different user other than administrator, you won’t find a Run As menu to enter other credentials. After a bit of searching, I found that the following code works best in launching a new PowerShell windows as a different user. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 […]

Upcoming Pure Storage User Group Meeting April 20 at The District Tap

The next Indianapolis Pure Storage User Group will be held on April 20 between 4 pm and 7 pm at The District Tap (3720 E 82nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46240). Cody Hosterman, a solution architect for Pure Storage, will talk about data reduction techniques for their storage array. Come learn how to reclaim some of […]

Mail Merge Email via PowerShell’s Send-MailMessage

Here’s a script that will help you learn how to use PowerShell to conduct a mail merge via email. While I once used Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook to perform this task; PowerShell makes the process better. My script will even create an example CSV file that contains three columns: Email, First Name, Last Name. […]

Seeking Idera’s Data Privacy Officer

In the past year, I have received seven cold emails from Idera account managers Marc Colvin and Atif Siddiqui. For each, I replied something along the lines of “Please unsubscribe, please do not solicit, please opt-out” in both the subject and body. I often also cc:ed the following email addresses: [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] […]