To help you master the examination objectives presented in this chapter, complete the following tasks.
Investigate Public Folder Database and Mailbox Database Cmdlets
Practice 1 You need to know how to view general information and statistics related to public folder and mailbox databases, Review the following EMS cmdlets and become familiar with their parameters: Get-PublicFolderDatabase, Get-PublicFolderStatistics, Get-MailboxDatabase, and Get-MailboxStatistics.
Investigate Get-Queue Filtering
Practice 1 Investigate the Filter parameter of the Get-Queue cmdlet. Specify filter conditions, enter commands that use these conditions, and look carefully at any conditions where the command does not operate as you suspect.
Investigate Multiple Message Export
Practice 1 Experiment with commands that export multiple messages by using the Get-Message and Export-Message EMS commands and the ForEach-Object PowerShell commands. Such commands can look complex because of the requirement to replace the < and > characters in file names. The only way to become comfortable with them is to use them.
Investigate Protocol Connectivity Cmdlets
Practice 1 The Test-PopConnectivity, Test-ImapConnectivity, and Test-MapiConnectivity cmdlets support similar sets of parameters. Study the syntax of these parameters and practice using the associated commands.