March 2, 2011

How to run the Exchange Management Shell in Powershell

by OmegaIT — Categories: Exchange 2007, MicrosoftComments Off

The Exchange Management Shell is built on Microsoft Windows PowerShell technology.  You will need to have the Exchange Management Shell installed on your computer first.

To add the Exchange Management Shell from Windows Powershell

  • Click Start Orb, then type powershell_ise in the Start Menu search.  Click on powershell_ise.exe
  • Type the following commands:
    • Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.Admin
    • chdir “c:\program files\microsoft\exchange server\bin”
    • .\Exchange.ps1

Now you can run Exchange commands from PowerShell

Works Cited

Microsoft. (2009, May 26). Using the Exchange Management Shell. Retrieved March 2, 2011, from Microsoft Website:


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