Exchange Variables In Shell Which Makes Navigation Easy…

Exchange 2007 Shell has three pre-defined variables that it loads into a shell console by default.
They are $exbin, $exinstall and $exscripts

$exbin has the path to the Bin directory of exchange 2007.
$exinstall has the exchange 2007 install path
$exscripts has the exchange 2007 scripts folder path, which we commonly use.

Now it’s easy to navigate to any of the above paths. For example, type in cd $exscripts to put the shell prompt into your scripts folder.

Where are these variables defined?

When a shell console is loaded, it runs a script called Exchange.ps1 which is stored in the Bin directory.

If you open the script using any editor like notepad, you can see the variables defined.

Easy Navigation!

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