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Complete or Resume a Move Request

Exchange 2010
 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Topic Last Modified: 2012-07-23

You can complete a move request that failed or was suspended.

Looking for other management tasks related to move requests? Check out Managing Move Requests.

Before you can complete a move request, it must have a move request status of Suspended, Automatically suspended, or Failed. For more information, see Suspend Move Requests.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Mailbox moves" entry in the Mailbox Permissions topic.

  1. In the console tree, navigate to Recipient Configuration > Move Requests.

  2. In the result pane, select one or more mailboxes that have a move request status of Failed, Suspended, or Automatically suspended.

  3. In the action pane, click Complete Move Request.

  4. In Complete Move Request, confirm that you want to complete the move request by clicking Yes.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Mailbox moves" entry in the Mailbox Permissions topic.

This example completes the move request for Tony Smith's mailbox.

Resume-MoveRequest -Identity "Tony@contoso.com"

This example resumes any failed move requests.

Get-MoveRequest -MoveStatus Failed | Resume-MoveRequest

This example resumes any move requests that have the suspend comment "Resume after 10 P.M."

Get-MoveRequest -MoveStatus Suspended | Get-MoveRequestStatistics |Where {$_.Message -like "*resume after 10 P.M.*"} | Resume-MoveRequest

For detailed syntax and parameter information, see the following topics:

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