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Remove-MoveRequest

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Online

Topic Last Modified: 2014-03-14

This cmdlet is available in on-premises Exchange Server 2013 and in the cloud-based service. Some parameters and settings may be exclusive to one environment or the other.

Use the Remove-MoveRequest cmdlet to cancel a mailbox move initiated using the New-MoveRequest cmdlet.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Syntax.

Remove-MoveRequest -MailboxGuid <Guid> -MoveRequestQueue <DatabaseIdParameter> <COMMON PARAMETERS>
Remove-MoveRequest -Identity <MoveRequestIdParameter> <COMMON PARAMETERS>
COMMON PARAMETERS: [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This example removes the mailbox move request for Ayla Kol's mailbox.

Remove-MoveRequest -Identity 'Ayla@humongousinsurance.com'

This example cancels a mailbox move for a mailbox by using the MailboxGuid parameter for a mailbox on MBXDB01.

NoteNote:
The MailboxGuid and MoveRequestQueue parameters are for debugging purposes only.
Remove-MoveRequest -MoveRequestQueue MBXDB01 -MailboxGuid 25e0eaf2-6cc2-4353-b83e-5cb7b72d441f

The MoveRequestQueue and MailboxGuid parameters are for debugging purposes only.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Mailbox moves" entry in the Recipients permissions topic.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

Identity

Required

Microsoft.Exchange.Management.RecipientTasks.MoveRequestIdParameter

The Identity parameter specifies the identity of the mailbox or mail user. You can use the following values:

  • GUID

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Domain\Account

  • User principal name (UPN)

  • Legacy Exchange DN

  • SMTP address

  • Alias

You can't use this parameter in conjunction with the MailboxGuid or MoveRequestQueue parameters.

MailboxGuid

Required

System.Guid

This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2013.

The MailboxGuid parameter specifies the GUID of the mailbox for which you want to remove the move request. If you specify the MailboxGuid parameter, you must also specify the MoveRequestQueue parameter.

You can't use this parameter in conjunction with the Identity parameter.

MoveRequestQueue

Required

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.DatabaseIdParameter

This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2013.

The MoveRequestQueue parameter specifies the database on which the move request is queued. You can use the following values:

  • GUID of the database

  • Database name

You can't use this parameter in conjunction with the Identity parameter.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The Confirm switch causes the command to pause processing and requires you to acknowledge what the command will do before processing continues. You don't have to specify a value with the Confirm switch.

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2013.

The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that writes this configuration change to Active Directory.

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The WhatIf switch instructs the command to simulate the actions that it would take on the object. By using the WhatIf switch, you can view what changes would occur without having to apply any of those changes. You don't have to specify a value with the WhatIf switch.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.

 
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