Solved

Exchange 2010 Powershell commands not working

Posted on 2013-06-20
6
2,117 Views
Last Modified: 2013-06-28
I have access to an Exchange 2010 setup. The Exchange 2010 console works fine.

However, commands run in exchange shell do not work:

[PS] C:\ps>get-mailbox *tony*
The operation couldn't be performed because object '*tony*' couldn't be found on 'exdcm10.uk.is.adr'.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-Mailbox], ManagementObjectNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 6B0F798D,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.RecipientTasks.GetMailbox

[PS] C:\ps>



Does anyone know how to fix?

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:tweeny-love
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Alexander Kireev
ID: 39261744
Hello,

You have error, because you haven't mailbox with alias&name "*tony*".

Try "Get-Mailbox *" and look into alias & name columns.

Syntacsys of get-mailbox cmdlt: http://technet.microsoft.com/ru-ru/library/bb123685%28v=exchg.141%29.aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:tweeny-love
ID: 39262115
Ok, we have 15,000 users so there is definitely someone with *tony*.

Now when I run get-mailbox * -resultsize 10000

It only returns a small subset of users, about 200, not everyone in the enterprise - any idea why?
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Alexander Kireev
ID: 39262164
Take anyone user from previuos result and try get-mailbox *AnyoneUserName*

For example:

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-Mailbox *
Name                      Alias                ServerName       ProhibitSendQuota
----                      -----                ----------       -----------------
root                      root                 hrs-msd     unlimited
test11 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test11               hrs-msd     unlimited
test12 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test12               hrs-msd     unlimited
test13 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test13               hrs-msd     unlimited
test14 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test14               hrs-msd     unlimited

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-Mailbox *test*
Name                      Alias                ServerName       ProhibitSendQuota
----                      -----                ----------       -----------------
test11 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test11               hrs-msd    unlimited
test12 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test12               hrs-msd     unlimited
test13 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test13               hrs-msd     unlimited
test14 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test14               hrs-msd     unlimited
test15 ¿¿¿¿¿¿             test15               hrs-msd     unlimited
0
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!

 

Accepted Solution

by:
tweeny-love earned 0 total points
ID: 39262189
Ah it's ok thanks for your help but I figured it out. I just had to set it to the entire forest rather than the server I was running the command from:

Set-AdServerSettings -ViewEntireForest $True
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Alexander Kireev
ID: 39262203
Ok. I thought it just a mistake.
Good luck.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:tweeny-love
ID: 39283792
this worked
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Scam emails are a huge burden for many businesses. Spotting one is not always easy. Follow our tips to identify if an email you receive is a scam.
This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
To show how to generate a certificate request in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Certificates…
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.

691 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