SBS2011/Exchange 2010 - ImportMailbox seems stuck

Posted on 2011-10-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-02
I am trying to import a couple of PSTs in to user mailboxes on Small Business Server 2011/Exchange 2010.

It seems that the import process is hung up.

Get-MailboxImportRequestStatistics shows that the process has been running for over 10 hours to import a roughly 10GB PST file, but it's only 10% complete and only 8 items have been transferred.

The same thing for a 2nd import, 10% complete after over 12 hours, this one says only 1 items transferred.

Nothing obvious in the event logs.
Any ideas?

Thank You
Question by:jspaziano
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    Accepted Solution

    according to this it's fixed by a rollup:

    i'm going to try to give that a shot after hours
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    Expert Comment

    by:Chewe Chileshe
    Have you changed the default mailbox maximum size to allow the size of PST you are trying to import?
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    Author Comment

    yes i have it set to unlimited mailbox sizes, they're also unicode pst files, i read ansi files won't work.

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    Author Closing Comment

    Imports ran fine after installing Exchange 2010 SP1 rollup 5

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