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Suspend-MailboxDatabaseCopy

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2012-11-01

Use the Suspend-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet to block replication and replay activities (log copying and replay) or activation for a database configured with two or more database copies.

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

Suspend-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity <DatabaseCopyIdParameter> [-ActivationOnly <SwitchParameter>] [-SuspendComment <String>] <COMMON PARAMETERS>
Suspend-MailboxDatabaseCopy -EnableReplayLag <SwitchParameter> -Identity <DatabaseCopyIdParameter> <COMMON PARAMETERS>
COMMON PARAMETERS: [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This example suspends replication and replay activity for the copy of the database DB1 hosted on the Mailbox server MBX3. An optional administrative reason for the suspension is specified.

Suspend-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity DB1\MBX3 -SuspendComment "Maintenance on MBX3"

This example only suspends activation for the copy of the database DB3 hosted on the Mailbox server MBX2.

Suspend-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity DB3\MBX2 -ActivationOnly

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 "Database availability groups" entry in the High Availability and Site Resilience Permissions topic.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

EnableReplayLag

Required

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

This parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.

Identity

Required

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.DatabaseCopyIdParameter

The Identity parameter specifies the name of the database copy being suspended.

ActivationOnly

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The ActivationOnly switch specifies whether to suspend only activation for the mailbox database copy.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The Confirm switch can be used to suppress the confirmation prompt that appears by default when this cmdlet is run. To suppress the confirmation prompt, use the syntax -Confirm:$False. You must include a colon ( : ) in the syntax.

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

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

SuspendComment

Optional

System.String

The SuspendComment parameter specifies the reason that the database copy is being suspended. This parameter is limited to 512 characters.

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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