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Hi all im creating a powershell script for installing exchange 2010 which works but i have come to a point where i need help. I would like to enter 2 parameters within one function so that it asks the server name which works folowed by the mnemonic. I have inserted the code below that i have. Any help appreciated.

thanks

function dbaseconfig {
param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)]
    $servername, $mnemonic
    )
add-pssnapin microsoft.exchange.management.powershell.e2010
Get-MailboxDatabase -server $servername  | set-mailboxdatabase -name 'Mailbox Database $mnemonic'
}
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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Whats wrong with the output if you could send here.
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coraxal earned 500 total points
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Well, based on your description I'm guessing you're using $mnemonic as part of the database name. If that's true, I'd use it as a separate parameter in your function and use double quotes instead of single
function dbaseconfig {
	param
	(
		[Parameter(Mandatory=$true,
					Position=0)]
		[string]$servername, 
		[Parameter(Mandatory=$true,
					Position=1)]
		[string]$mnemonic
		
	)

	add-pssnapin microsoft.exchange.management.powershell.e2010
	Get-MailboxDatabase -server $servername | 
	set-mailboxdatabase -name "Mailbox Database $mnemonic"
} 

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by:cwstad2
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Perfect thanks for your help
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