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  1. Good afternoon everybody! I follow and appreciate your forum for a long time! thanks to you I was able to apply Windows server 2008 security patches to my Windows vista installation .. now I was wondering: since Powershell 3 is compatible with Windows server 2008 sp2, there is some possibility to update it also on Windows vista ? thanks to those who want to answer me!
  2. Hello. I'm struggling to create a private key in order then to use to sign a PowerShell Script and I would really use some help on this. Firstly I wanted to be able to run PowerShell scripts without having to lower PowerShell's Execution-Policy and in order to do that one should have to be able to sign scripts. Therefore and after installing the Windows SDK I'm trying to create a private key (and then a certificate) in order to be able to sign scripts. But this fails likewise: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\SDK\v2.0\Bin>makecert -n "CN=PowerShell Local Certificate Root" -a sha1 -eku -r -sv root.pvk root.cer -ss Root -sr localMachine Error: Can't create the key of the subject ('root.pvk') Failed And so I've begun trying to debug this, with no success. So far I've checked with these: I checked with makecert's documentation to check whether the command parameters are correct executed the command from within a non-special directory executed the command as the local Administrator user executed the command from an "elevated" Command Prompt or an "elevated" PowerShell made sure the security permissions for _ALL_ the Crypto/RSA directories are set as indicated If you have any ideas or you would like to share your insights or have me walk again over again something I've already tried/mentioned please feel free to comment. Thanks in advance.
  3. Hi All, We had a little bug go through our Exchange Server that really hosed our permissions on all mailboxes. I have everything working now, but am looking for a way to systematically clean up permissions. For instance: NT Authority\Self is allowed FullAccess on all mailboxes...this is good. This allows each user full access to their own mailbox. On top of this, each user is listed ALSO with FullAccess permissions on their own mailboxes. This is unnecessary due to the NT Authority\Self permission. If I were to use the Exchange Management Console to remove each user from their mailbox, EMC would actually remove their access entirely by stipulating a DENY - not good. What I am looking to do is use PowerShell to run a loop. So that you may better understand what I am trying to do: 1. Get-Mailbox2. Enumerate username associated with mailbox and assign $username variable3. Remove-MailboxPermission –user $username –AccessRight FullAccessOnce the entire command is piped: Get-Mailbox | $username = user | Remove-MailboxPermission -user $username -AccessRight FullAccess Thus, it would remove the users' full-access permissions only from their own mailbox. Can anyone help me accomplish this? I have searched and searched, but still come up empty. Thanks!

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