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Trying to export mailbox contents to PST.

When I run the following it works fine:

Get-Mailbox -OrganizationalUnit "exOU" | Export-Mailbox  -SenderKeywords sender@email.com  –Enddate 08/09/2010 -PSTFolderPath C:\PST

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When I expand the search using this:

Get-Mailbox -OrganizationalUnit "exOU" | Export-Mailbox -ContentKeywords "KEYWORD1", "KEYWORD2", "KEYWORD3", "KEYWORD4" -SenderKeywords "KEYWORDEMAIL" -RecipientKeywords "KEYWORDEMAIL" -AllowMerge -PSTFolderPath c:\PST

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I get the following error message:

Export-Mailbox : Parameter set cannot be resolved using the specified named par
ameters.
At line:1 char:89
+ Get-Mailbox -OrganizationalUnit "exOU" | Exp
ort-Mailbox <<<<  -ContentKeywords "Keyword", "keyword", "keyword",
 "keyword" -SenderKeywords "keyword" -Recipient
Keywords "keyword" -AllowMerge -PSTFolderPath c:\PST
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [Export-Mailbox], Parameter
   BindingException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : AmbiguousParameterSet,Microsoft.Exchange.Managem
   ent.RecipientTasks.ExportMailbox

I have tried removing various pieces, all with the same result.  Any suggestions?
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by:endital1097
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did you try
-ContentKeywords "keyword1 keyword2 keyword3"
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by:stfudonny
ID: 33466120
no, but i tried 'keyword' and "keyword"
powerGUI generated the keywords in separated format.  all documentation i have seen so far points to that as well.
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by:endital1097
ID: 33466254
i would try without spaces
-ContentKeywords:'word1','word2','word3'

i am going to run a test shortly
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remove the -AllowMerge as it does not work with -ContentKeywords
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by:stfudonny
ID: 33466462
-AllowMerge was the issue.
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