Getting information from Exchange

below is my exchange version environment

Version 14.2 (Build 247.5)
Enterprise Edition

I'm new to this organization and i need to get all the exchange attributes.
I need to look at the databases and how big they are.  Can i do this through emc?  If not can someone give me a good link to powershell getting started.  I don't know much about powershell.  is there a powershell for regular windows admin and a different version for exchange 2010.
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Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:

In Exchange Server 2010 SP2 you can find database size as follows.
Using EMS (Exchange Management Shell)  
->  Get-MailboxDatabase -Status | select ServerName,Name,DatabaseSize

This 'powershell' is just a customised version of PS with some advantages like exchange tools included when firing the powershell command which, for example, does log-in in to your exchange server automatically.
That is exchange 2010 SP2. Latest vesrion is SP3 RU2.
So you will need to do some patching.

In start menu you will see Exchange management console (EMC) and Exchange management shell (EMS).

Database size you can get with "Get-MailboxDatabase -Status | select ServerName,Name,DatabaseSize" command.
It is from

Maybe a good start is "get-help" command. Look at help section here:

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Malli BoppeCommented:

Here are some links that can help you with the powershell scripting for generating a report:

The second one I think is more suitable for you
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