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powershell script task in task manager won't stop

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I have a powershell script that I am trying to run from task scheduler. The script looks in the ou "domain user accounts" for the extensionAttribute1 value and then exports the list to a csv. The script works fine when executed from powershell but when running it from task scheduler it never finishes running. The exported csv is created however.

Here is the script-
add-pssnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.E2010

$OU='OU=domain user accounts,DC=domain,DC=local'
$ext14='mf7_6'
Get-Mailbox -OrganizationalUnit $OU|
Where {($_.customAttribute1 -eq $ext14)} | export-csv c:\userstest.txt

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The task is running as domain\administrator with highest privileges.
It is set to run powershell with the arguments-
-ExecutionPolicy Bypass c:\scripts\exportOWA.ps1

Thanks in advance.
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic Advisor
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Make sure you manually refresh the Task Scheduler display. It does often not reflect the actual state of tasks.

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Thanks, but I have been manually refreshing.
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ok. when I add the no exit argument it just brings up powershell with a prompt... I've also tried -NoExit -command ". 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\bin\RemoteExchange.ps1'; Connect-ExchangeServer -auto; c:\Scripts\exportOWAps1"

This loads the exchange tools and connects to my exchange server but then just sits..
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The script is not expected to provide any feedback, so an empty box is ok.
Did you run as your user or as admin?

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yes. it's all good.

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Given credit to you for the -NoExit - that was really helpful.
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