Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

This cmdlet is available only in on-premises Exchange Server 2013.

Use the Resume-PublicFolderMoveRequest cmdlet to resume a public folder move request that has been suspended or has failed.

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

Resume-PublicFolderMoveRequest -Identity <PublicFolderMoveRequestIdParameter> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This example resumes the public folder move request \PublicFolderMove.

Resume-PublicFolderMoveRequest -Identity \PublicFolderMove

This example resumes failed public folder move requests.

Get-PublicFolderMoveRequest -MoveStatus Failed | Resume-PublicFolderMoveRequest

This example resumes a move request that has the suspend comment "Resume after 10 P.M."

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

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 "Public folders" entry in the Sharing and collaboration permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




The Identity parameter specifies the identity of the public folder move request. The default identity is \PublicFolderMove.




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.




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




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.