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does this script take the user logon name as input from the csv file and ask us how much storage limit u want to set

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Visual_Basic/VB_Script/Q_24301124.html

Kindly help me....
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by:Chris Dent
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Is that what you need something to do? Read a CSV, get the account corresponding to the username and set the storage limits?

Can I see a sample of your input file?

And which quota limit(s) are you wanting to set? Soft, Hard and Warning?

Chris
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by:anuroopkoka2005
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Hi Chris,

script should read the txt file that has username of the users and ask me how much u want to set.

I want to set all the 3 quota limits...

Thanks

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by:anuroopkoka2005
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i found a script on the internet...but is throwing error..

'This script sets the StoreQuota, OverQuotaLimit, Hardlimit for a mailbox.

' USAGE: cscript SetMailboxQuota.vbs DATAFILE
' This code has to be run on a box that has ESM or Exchange 2003 Installed.

Dim obArgs
Dim cArgs

Set obArgs = WScript.Arguments
cArgs = obArgs.Count


Main

Sub Main()
Dim FileSysObj
Dim DataFileName
Dim DataFile
Dim sAMAccoutname
Dim vDistinguishedName

Const ForReading = 1, ForWriting = 2, ForAppending = 8, TristateFalse = 0

On error Resume Next
If cArgs <> 1 Then
      WScript.Echo "Usage: cscript SetMailboxQuota.vbs DATAFILE"
      Exit Sub
End If

Set FileSysObj = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

DataFileName = obArgs.Item(0)

Set DataFile = FileSysObj.OpenTextFile(DataFileName, ForReading, False,0)

Do While Not DataFile.AtEndOfStream
    sAMAccoutname = DataFile.ReadLine

    vDistinguishedName = GetDNFromSam(sAMAccoutname)

    If vDistinguishedName <> "" then
        WScript.Echo "Sam Account Name:" & sAMAccoutname
        WScript.Echo "Distinguished Name:" & vDistinguishedName

        'Please change limits as per your needs
        'The Size Specified is in Kb
        Call SetLimits(vDistinguishedName, 18432,20480,25600)

        If Err.Number <> 0 Then
              sMsg = "Error Setting Limits"
           sMsg = sMsg & Err.Number & " " & Err.Description
           WScript.Echo sMsg
    End If
    else
       WScript.Echo "Could not get Distinguished Name for " & sAMAccoutname
    end if

    WScript.Echo
Loop
   
DataFile.Close
Set DataFile = Nothing
Set FileSysObj = Nothing

End Sub

Function GetDNFromSam(strsAMAccountName)

Dim iAdCont
Dim iAdGC
Dim Conn
Dim Com
Dim Rs
Dim varGCAdsPath
Dim strQuery

   ' Get the Global Catalog
   Set iAdCont = GetObject("GC:")
 
   For Each iAdGC In iAdCont
      varGCAdsPath = iAdGC.ADsPath
   Next

   Set Conn = createobject("ADODB.Connection")
   Set Com = createobject("ADODB.Command")

   ' Open the Connection
   Conn.Provider = "ADsDSOObject"
   Conn.Open "ADs Provider"

   ' Build the query to find the user based on his Alias
   strQuery = "<" & varGCAdsPath & ">;(sAMAccountName=" & strsAMAccountName & ");mailNickName,distinguishedName;subtree"

   Com.ActiveConnection = Conn
   Com.CommandText = strQuery
   Set Rs = Com.Execute

   GetDNFromSam = Rs.Fields("distinguishedName")

   'Clean Up
   Rs.Close
   Conn.Close

   Set Rs = Nothing
   Set Com = Nothing
   Set Conn = Nothing
   Set iAdCont = Nothing
   Set iAdGC = Nothing

End Function


Sub SetLimits(strUserDN, vStoreQuota,vOverQuotaLimit,vHardLimit)

Const AD_MODE_READ_WRITE = 3
Dim strLDAP
Dim objPerson
Dim objMailbox

    strLDAP = "LDAP://" & strUserDN

    Set objPerson = CreateObject("CDO.Person")
 
    objPerson.DataSource.Open strLDAP,,AD_MODE_READ_WRITE

    Set objMailbox = objPerson.GetInterface("IMailboxStore")

    'check if the user is mailbox enabled
    If objMailbox.HomeMDB = "" Then
        Wscript.Echo "No Mailbox found."
    Else
       'Give Warning at
        Wscript.Echo "Current StoreQuota:" & objMailbox.StoreQuota
        Wscript.Echo "Setting StoreQuota to:" & vStoreQuota & "(KB)"
        objMailbox.StoreQuota = vStoreQuota

       'Prevent Sending at
       Wscript.Echo "Current OverQuotaLimit:" & objMailbox.OverQuotaLimit & "(KB)"
       Wscript.Echo "Setting OverQuotaLimit to:" & vOverQuotaLimit & "(KB)"
       objMailbox.OverQuotaLimit = vOverQuotaLimit

       'Prevent Sending and Recieving at
       Wscript.Echo "Current Hardlimit:" & objMailbox.HardLimit & "(KB)"
       Wscript.Echo "Setting StoreQuota to:" & vHardLimit & "(KB)"
       objMailbox.HardLimit = vHardLimit

       ' Clearing defaults
       Wscript.Echo "Disabling Database Defaults"
       objMailbox.EnableStoreDefaults = false
       objPerson.DataSource.Save

    End If

    Set objMailbox = Nothing
    Set objPerson = Nothing

End Sub
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I think we can simplify that considerably... won't be long.

Chris
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thank uuu
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Chris Dent earned 500 total points
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This kind of thing should do it.

It will pop up 3 boxes asking for each limit in Mb (must be numeric, it should error and die if you try and enter anything other than that).

Then it opens up a text file, currently set at the top as INPUT_FILE. We can have it ask for a name / path if you prefer. The file is expected to be:

username1
username2
username3
etc

Then for each of the users it sets any limit you've set to be greater than 0. If you've set 0 it doesn't do anything with the value. We can change it to unset a limit if you like though.

Chris

Const INPUT_FILE = "filename.txt"
 
Function GetObjectDN(strObject, strDomain)
  ' Return Type: String
  '
  ' Returns a Distinguished Name for an Object from it's NT SAM ID.
  ' This will only function for valid object types within an NT Domain structure.
 
  Const ADS_NAME_INITTYPE_GC = 3
  Const ADS_NAME_TYPE_1779 = 1
  Const ADS_NAME_TYPE_NT4 = 3
 
  If strDomain = "" Then
    Dim objNetwork : Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
    strDomain = objNetwork.UserDomain
    Set objNetwork = Nothing
  End If
 
  On Error Resume Next : Err.Clear
  Dim objNameTranslate : Set objNameTranslate = CreateObject("NameTranslate")
 
  objNameTranslate.Init ADS_NAME_INITTYPE_GC, ""
  objNameTranslate.Set ADS_NAME_TYPE_NT4, strDomain & "\" & strObject
  Dim strObjectDN : strObjectDN = objNameTranslate.Get(ADS_NAME_TYPE_1779)
 
  If Err.Number <> 0 Then strObjectDN = ""
 
  Set objNameTranslate = Nothing
  On Error Goto 0
 
  GetObjectDN = strObjectDN
End Function
 
'
' Main Code
'
 
' Request the values for each limit
 
Dim intWarnLimit : intWarnLimit = CInt(InputBox("Please enter the warning limit in Mb", "Warning Limit", 0))
Dim intSoftLimit : intSoftLimit = CInt(InputBox("Please enter the soft limit in Mb (Prohibit Send)", "Soft Limit", 0))
Dim intHardLimit : intHardLimit = CInt(InputBox("Please enter the hard limit in Mb (Prohibit Send and Receive)", "Hard Limit", 0))
 
Dim objFSO : Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Dim objFile : Set objFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile(INPUT_FILE, 1, False, 0)
 
Do While Not objFile.AtEndOfStream
 
  Dim strUsername : strUsername = objFile.ReadLine
 
  Dim strDN : strDN = GetObjectDN(strUsername, "")
 
  If strDN <> "" Then
 
    Dim objUser : Set objUser = GetObject("LDAP://" & strDN)
 
    If intWarnLimit > 0 Or intSoftLimit > 0 Or intHardLimit > 0 Then
      objUser.Put "mDBUseDefaults", False
      objUser.SetInfo
    End If
 
    If intWarnLimit > 0 Then
      ' Put the value, convert to Kb
      objUser.Put "mDBStorageQuota", intWarnLimit * 1024
      objUser.SetInfo
    End If
 
    If intSoftLimit > 0 Then
      ' Put the value, convert to Kb
      objUser.Put "mDBOverQuotaLimit", intSoftLimit * 1024
      objUser.SetInfo
    End If
 
    If intHardLimit > 0 Then
      ' Put the value, convert to Kb
      objUser.Put "mDBOverHardQuotaLimit", intHardLimit * 1024
      objUser.SetInfo
    End If
 
    Set objUser = Nothing
  End If
Loop

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Thanks for the script..

I will check this script and let u know....
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Great script thanks :-)
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