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Hi

Just to pieces of advice I need:

1. We have W2008 servers and some of the time, their disk space gets low on the C:. Rather than right click each folder to see properties/size, is there a PS command I can run that will show the sizes of folders (and pref sub-folders too)?

2. I'm running a Get-mailboxserver command where I want all mailboxes except those with the name "E2010" in them. How can I filter the Get-mailbox command so it ignores any servers with "E2010" in their name?

3. I'd like to run a Get-mailboxserver command where the mailbox names are in the CSV flie, how can I use this?

Many thanks in advance!
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QlemoConnect With a Mentor Batchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
2) get-mailbox  | where-object {$_.name -notlike '*E2010*"}
3) import-csv YourFileHere.csv | get-mailbox

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Suliman Abu KharroubIT Consultant Commented:
1) you can use Jdeskreport (GUI):
http://www.jgoodies.com/freeware/jdiskreport/

2) I would suggest to past eh result to excel and remove unwanted entries...

3) just appeand ">filename.svc" in the end of line.
get-mailobxerver >c:\filesname.svc
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Chris DentConnect With a Mentor PowerShell DeveloperCommented:
1. Yes, but PS has some limitations (or rather, .NET has some limitations). It cannot handle path lengths longer than 256(ish) characters. I work-around this using the DOS version of dir. Making my recursive size counting script this:
Get-ChildItem C:\ | Select-Object Name, FullName, 
    @{n='Data';e={ cmd /c "dir $($_.FullName) /s" | Select-Object -Last 2 }} | 
  ForEach-Object {

    $FileCount = 0; $FolderCount = 0; $TotalSize = 0

    If ($_.Data[0] -Match '\d*(?=\sFile\(s\))') { $FileCount = $Matches[0] }
    If ($_.Data[1] -Match '\d*(?=\sDir\(s\))')  { $FolderCount = $Matches[0] }
    If ($_.Data[0] -Match '(?<=File\(s\)\s*)[\d,]*(?=\sbytes)') { $TotalSize = ([UInt64]($Matches[0] -Replace ',')) / 1Mb }

    $_ | Select-Object Name, FullName, @{n='FileCount';e={ $FileCount }}, @{n='FolderCount';e={ $FolderCount }}, @{n='TotalSize';e={ $TotalSize }}

  }

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Sizes are reported in Mb.
2 and 3. Qlemo has it :)

Chris
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kam_ukAuthor Commented:
Thanks All

One question regarding: get-mailbox  | where-object {$_.name -notlike '*E2010*"}

What If I wanted to say, object not like E2010xxx *or* E2003xx, how could I write that?
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:
You actually want AND rather than OR, so it's not like either (excludes both).

get-mailbox  | where-object {$_.name -notlike '*E2010*" -And $_.Name -NotLike "E2003*" }

Chris
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
    get-mailbox  | where-object {$_.name -notlike 'E2010*" -and $_,name -notlike "E2003*"}
or, for exactly 3 resp. 2 chars after the name:
   get-mailbox  | where-object {$_.name -notlike 'E2010???" -and $_,name -notlike "E2003??"}
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:
I tend to use RegEx for things like this. I probably like them too much :) For example:

Get-Mailbox  | Where-Object { $_.Name -NotMatch '^(E2003.{2}|E2010.{3})$' }

Or:

Get-Mailbox  | Where-Object { $_.Name -NotMatch '^E20(03\w{2}|10\w{3})$' }
 
Probably a bit over the top though, and harder to get right unless you like RegEx already.

Chris
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