The need for parsing web data or consuming Internet data is increasing with the move of many applications to the cloud. Driven by the thirst for data analysis and automation, parsing web data with PowerShell is relatively simple and incredibly useful. I will explain how to achieve this with pre-formatted data, in this case JSON and unformatted data, like a web page.
The Exchange Problem
The need for finding items within multiple exchange mailboxes started last week when I was presented with an interesting predicament. One of the staff members from another division in the Forsythes group was receiving calendar invites for a meeting that was no longer valid. What was worse, the user sending them no longer worked at the company. Many system engineers would look at this problem and say “Aha! I’ know what to do”. They would then go onto talk about re-enabling the account and logging in as the user and removing the entries. The interesting predicament part was the user no longer exists in Active Directory nor does their mailbox exist! Continue reading “Finding Items within Multiple Exchange Mailboxes”