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I have to document our Exchange server settings. I dread the prospect of having to export every list and screenshotting every relevant "Properties" window.

Is there a way to just export the (modified) settings to a file?

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Why do you want documentation like this? This type of documentation will almost certainly become out of sync with the production setup pretty quickly... – Zoredache May 10 '12 at 17:04
@Zoredache We need documentation because, who remembers which obscure option I had to set some day, hidden behind three layers of mouse clicks? And I want it to be automatically generated for precisely the same reason you mention. If I were to do it manually it'll surely become out of sync; with an automatic tool, I just have to run it to have up-to-date documentation of the current configuration. – angus May 10 '12 at 18:29
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Is this what you are looking for?

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Welcome to Server Fault! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – wfaulk May 10 '12 at 15:54
Probably yes; let me check tomorrow at work and I'll get back to you. – angus May 10 '12 at 17:00
Great! Good luck! – George May 10 '12 at 17:03
OK, I checked it. The script just nicely formats in XML the output of cmdlets related to CAS, but I still have to rummage in here to find the appropriate cmdlets for the rest of the configuration. It's a start, tho. – angus May 11 '12 at 11:43
Great! Good luck! – George May 11 '12 at 19:00

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