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Trying to produce a report using Exchange Management Shell for mailbox statistics.

Here is what I am entering:

Get-MailboxStatistics -Database “Mailbox Database” | Sort -Property TotalItemsize | Format-Table DisplayName, LastLoggedOnUserAccount, ItemCount, @{expression={$_.totalitemsize.value.ToMB()};label=”Size(MB)”}, LastLogonTime, LastLogoffTime | Export-CSV c:\mailboxes.csv

It displays correctly in the shell, but the output is distorted and looks like below attachment.

Any help would be appreciated.



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by:craig_j_Lawrence
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If you remove the format-table section, it should export to csv properly. As you have discovered, format-table is for on screen display, not for exporting to a file

Take a look at the 'one-liner' in the link, should guide you in the right direction: http://powershell.com/cs/media/p/1668.aspx

and this one show how to manipulate the data

http://aspoc.net/archives/2007/11/07/convert-the-get-mailboxstatistics-output-from-bytes-to-mb-or-gb-in-exchange-2007/

Hope this helps
Craig
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by:chadkline
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Thanks. I will try it out in the morning.
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Get-MailboxStatistics -Database “Mailbox Database” | Sort -Property TotalItemsize | Format-Table DisplayName, LastLoggedOnUserAccount, ItemCount, @{expression={$_.totalitemsize.value.ToMB()};label=”Size(MB)”}, LastLogonTime, LastLogoffTime > c:\mailboxes.csv
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by:chadkline
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Please explain your solution sunnyc7
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by:sunnyc7
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I just modified your script
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by:chadkline
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sunnyc7,

Your output is exactly what I want, however, when I open the csv file, all of the columns are in one cell.
How can this be corrected?
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by:chadkline
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Okay, here is what I did. I removed the Format Table and added Select:

Get-MailboxStatistics -Database “Mailbox Database” | Select DisplayName, LastLoggedOnUserAccount, ItemCount, @{expression={$_.totalitemsize.value.ToMB()};label=”Size(MB)”}, LastLogonTime, LastLogoffTime | Export-CSV c:\mailboxes2.csv

I got the results i wanted and in separate columns in the csv.
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by:sunnyc7
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nice :)
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