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HELP! Exchange 2013 shell command to get both a count and then later copy specific emails from a particular user

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Shell is new to me and I recently downloaded Power-GUI. I am fairly good with MySQL(SQLYOG user) and MSSQL statements. I am also decent with Winbatch, But so far I am lost with powershell cmdlets. I need to do two things.

 I need to get total count of email in a users mailbox Lets say "John doe@mydomain.com" I need the count of all emails sent to and received from a clients domain such as wildcard@NotMyDomain.com" Something like

getemailcount WHERE mailboxnameis "John Doe" AND WHERE senderis LIKE "notmydomain.com" OR recipientis LIKE "notmydomain.com"

Then once I have the counts confirmed I would like to run a second script that does the same thing  as the first except each result is copied to another mailbox or a public folder.

I am pressed for time so figure I would ask here. Wish we could use the old system and award points as we see fit.
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Thanks Yo Bee, I guess I should have mention that I had tried the same TechNet article you linked and a couple of  other forums examples, but it does not allow wildcards for the sender or recipient's email address.

I need the PowerSHELL equivalent of the SQL statements:

Select COUNT(*) from "Mail-BOX-NAME" where Sender.Email.Address LIKE "@domain_looking_for.com" or Reciepient.Email.Address LIKE "@domain_looking_for.com"

2nd Shell query:

Select INTO "NEW_MAIL_BOX_FOLDER" * from "Mail-BOX-NAME" where Sender.Email.Address LIKE "@domain_looking_for.com" or Reciepient.Email.Address LIKE "@domain_looking_for.com"

If I could get these into a Powershell or Power GUI I could stop stressing. LOL :)
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I do not think you can use the same SQL syntax when querying. Looks like it can be done with KQL http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ee558911%28v=office.15%29.aspx .


I am only guessing here since I am not even on Exchange 2007 yet.
I do not know the -SearchQuery  fields that can be used, but here is an idea:

Search-Mailbox -Identity "John Doe" -SearchQuery 'From:*@notmydomain.com OR To:*@notmydomain.com'

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See if the returns results and if so we can expand on it.
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This is where the problem began, it seems not to like the wild cards in the TO/FROM: . I even tried

Search-Mailbox -Identity "Jamey" -SearchQuery -LIKE 'From:*@fanniemae.com OR -LIKE To:*@fanniemae.com'.
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do not use the word -LIKE
I think you maybe able to get away with *  
This is the same when trying to do a LDAP query.

What If you run it as I illustrated?
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