Kill New-MailboxExportRequest in queue

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Issued a command to export a mailbox in powershell:

New-MailboxExportRequest -Mailbox <username> -BadItemLimit 5 -FilePath \\servername\c$\newfile.pst

Something happened where the job is just sitting in the queue. I have sense closed that powershell session so when I try to use the get-job status I get nothing because that only lists current shell pending jobs. However, if I use the Get-MailboxExportRequest, the job still shows as queued.

How do you delete a queued export command once the shell has been closed?
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Get-MailboxExportRequest | remove-MailboxExportRequest

will clear them all for you

closing powershell won't matter since it is a "Request" processed by the server


DUH! Didn't know that verb existed. I used:

Get-MailboxExportRequest -Status queued | Remove-MailboxExportRequest

and it prompts for the removal of each job in the queue.


AkhaterSolutions Architect

you are welcome

of course you can add -confirm:$false if you don't want to be prompted

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