search-mailbox (need to delete an email send to entire firm)

user jjones sent and email, subject being "this is an example!"

how can i delete all messages with the subject that jjones sent? i have over 500 mailboxes.

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Please try following command.

Get-Mailbox | Search-Mailbox -SearchQuery "Subject:'this is an example!'" -TargetMailbox <Your Mailbox> -TargetFolder "SearchLog" -LogLevel Full -DeleteContent

<Your Mailbox> has to be replaced by your mailbox name.
This command will create a folder "SearchLog" in your mailbox and will store the result there.

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ttrbrtsnAuthor Commented:
Will it permanently delete it from all the other mailboxes
Yes, it will permanently delete all mails having that subject from all mailboxes in the organization.
ttrbrtsnAuthor Commented:
Very clear and to the point
ttrbrtsnAuthor Commented:
i have a .pst file. can i use the same script to find emails?
if i dont want to delete, i exclude -deletecontent
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