- Download the HostPilot PowerShell zip file to Documents (My Documents) folder and extract it to the following directory:
Documents/HostPilot.PowerShell (My Documents/HostPilot.PowerShell)
- Start application.
Note: Windows PowerShell execution policy should be set to AllSigned or Unrestricted, otherwise
applicationwill fail to load.
To set the policy open Windows PowerShell and run:
For more information on
executionpolicies see this Microsoft article: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/ee176961.aspx
- When asked for Credential type (Administrator or User):
- Enter User (U) if you are listed as an Account Contact on one account
- Enter Administrator (A) if you are listed as an Account Contact on several accounts
- Enter your Account Contact credentials.
Note: if the login fails, make sure you are using correct username and password.
If you logged in as User HostPilot Powershell will prompt you to enter your Account ID.
- HostPilot PowerShell is ready to use.
If you logged in Administrator, set HostPilot PowerShell to run commands on a particular account with this command:
Set-ConnectionSettings -Account "YourAccountName"
HostPilot PowerShell allows you to automate most tasks associated with HostPilot provisioning and management:
- Account contacts
- Mailboxes (Exchange, POP/IMAP, OWA)
- Mail contacts
- Public folders
- Distribution lists and their members
- BlackBerry and ActiveSync
- Skype for business (Lync)
Read the Knowledge Base article on HostPilot PowerShell Data Types And Common Parameters.
Cmdlet - is a lightweight command that is used in the Windows PowerShell environment.
AD – Active Directory
CI – Company Information
CP – Control Panel
DEH – Dedicated Exchange Hosting
DR – Delivery restrictions
ESN – Electronic Serial Number
IMEI - International Mobile Equipment Identity
MSA – Master Service Agreement
OU – Organizational Unit
SEH – Shared Exchange Hosting