Solved

Exchange 2003 to 2010 SP1

Posted on 2011-03-18
11
223 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
The experts in the E.E Exchange forum have guide me in creating a scheduled powershell sript to move my 2003 mailboxes to 2010. I know in order for the move to be complete the move-request needs to be cleared for the gui.

Questions
1) If a user tried to access their mailbox with the move request being cleared what would happen?
2) Is there anything for this move-request to automatically be cleared?
0
Comment
Question by:compdigit44
  • 7
  • 4
11 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35168143
While the mailbox is being moved from E2k3 it cannot be accessed
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35168189
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35168232
Script to do move and clear the move-request
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd876878.aspx
0
Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

 
LVL 20

Author Comment

by:compdigit44
ID: 35179837
Another E.E experts outline the following script to move my mailboxes from 2003 to 2010

$MBX = get-mailbox -server 2003name -resultsize 30

$MBX | new-moverequest -targetdatabase "2010 database name"


Using this type of script how can I autoclear the move request.

Also if I were to use the -whatif switch to as a dry run for the script, would this list out which mailbox would be actually moved???
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35185661
Did you look at the 2nd link I posted?
0
 
LVL 20

Author Comment

by:compdigit44
ID: 35190255
I did but I confused as to how I can get the script i posted before to auto-clear the move request

0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35199494
Have a think about using this:
$MBX = get-mailbox -server 2003name -resultsize 30

$MBX | ./MoveMailbox.ps1 -targetdatabase "2010 database name"

That way you are using the MS script that will clear the move request for you after it has been marked as completed.

Test the -Whatif on a single test mailbox move. I don't know how it handles moves from E2k3, but it should give yousome indication of how moveable the mailbox is.

So you could do:
 get-mailbox -server 2003name | new-MoveRequest -targetdatabase "E2k10 database" -whatif >>c:\mbxmovereport.txt
Then check the resultant txt file
0
 
LVL 20

Author Comment

by:compdigit44
ID: 35216781
Thanks for the post MEGANUK3... I don;t have access to my server right now but is your syntac correct?? 'm not very good in powershell.

the -whatif command "should" produce a list of maiilbox what would have been moved correct..

BTW, I was planning to use this script via Task Scheduler so i can move mailboxes off hours
0
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
MegaNuk3 earned 500 total points
ID: 35216849
Yep my syntax is correct, it should all be on one line though.

Yep the whatif should show how moveable the mailboxes are without actually moving them.
0
 
LVL 20

Author Comment

by:compdigit44
ID: 35231449
thanks
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:MegaNuk3
ID: 35261047
Thanks for the points, did you manage to run the script?
0

Featured Post

Edgartown IT Case Study

Learn about Edgartown's quest to ensure the safety and security of the entire town's employee and citizen data. Read the case study!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Utilizing an array to gracefully append to a list of EmailAddresses
Marketers need statistics and metrics like everybody else needs oxygen. In this article we explain how to enable marketing campaign statistics for Microsoft Exchange mail.
The basic steps you have just learned will be implemented in this video. The basic steps are shown to configure an Exchange DAG in a live working Exchange Server Environment and manage the same (Exchange Server 2010 Software is used in a Windows Ser…
This video demonstrates how to sync Microsoft Exchange Public Folders with smartphones using CodeTwo Exchange Sync and Exchange ActiveSync. To learn more about CodeTwo Exchange Sync and download the free trial, go to: http://www.codetwo.com/excha…

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question