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Removing Old ActiveSync Devices Exchange 2010 Powershell

Posted on 2013-02-01
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Any suggestions on what I'm doing wrong with this script?

$Mailboxes = $null
$Devices = $null

$Mailboxes = Get-CASMailbox -Filter {HasActivesyncDevicePartnership -eq $true} -resultsize Unlimited

$Devices = $Mailboxes | %{Get-ActiveSyncDeviceStatistics -Mailbox $_.Identity} | ?{($_.LastSuccessSync -ne $null) -and ($_.LastSuccessSync -le (Get-Date).AddDays(-14))}

$Devices | %{Remove-ActiveSyncDevice -identity $_.guid}

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Error Message: "Cannot process argument transformation on parameter 'Identity'. Cannot convert the "8712635a-1ec2-4860-a654-121167c888d9" value of type "System.Guid" to type "Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.ActiveSyncDeviceIdParameter".
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidData: (:) [Remove-ActiveSyncDevice], ParameterBindin...mationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ParameterArgumentTransformationError,Remove-ActiveSyncDevice"

However, when I use the GUID property tag in an individual "remove-activesyncdevice" cmdlet...it works.

Also, if I use the $_.Identity variable in place of the $_.GUID variable it works for some users but has trouble with others. Saying it cannot find the recipient
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$_.guid var contain following value, which cannot be converted to type "Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.ActiveSyncDeviceIdParameter".

guid 
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8712635a-1ec2-4860-a654-121167c888d9

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Try
$Devices | %{Remove-ActiveSyncDevice -identity $_.guid.guid}
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by:KevinKhanMCITP
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The script now runs as anticipated! Thank you! For future knowledge/readers why did that work?
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by:KevinKhanMCITP
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For readers,

This script finds All ActieSync Devices that have not successfully sync'd with the Exchange Server longer than 14 days only excluding the devices that have not reported back to the Exchange Server (leaving the lastsuccesssync field $null)
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