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Posted on 2016-08-08
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I recently migrated 10 mailboxes from 1 DB to the another and they completed successfully but after the move the migration tab in EAC didn't work. It would generate an error when I clicked on it. I went to view the DBs and found that one had dismounted and wouldn't mount. I ended up repairing the DB and now I'm able to mount it and also able to open the Migration tab again BUT when I attempt a mailbox migration it doesn't queue it. I click on the Migration tab in EAC and it's empty. No errors.
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by:Member_2_7970830
ID: 41747569
you have to clear all the move requests. See if there are any by using the following.

Get-MoveRequestStatistics -MoveRequestQueue <database>  

Then remove them using:

Remove-MoveRequest
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by:FOX
ID: 41747571
run this command in exchange management shell to check if anything is still lingering

Get-MoveRequest | where {$_.status -ne ”Completed”} | Get-MoveRequestStatistics

ref link:  http://jermsmit.com/tag/get-moverequeststatistics/

more useful commands
ref link:  http://www.exchangemaster.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=181&Itemid=1&lang=en
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by:jaynes-it
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DisplayName               StatusDetail              TotalMailboxSize          TotalArchiveSize         PercentComplete
-----------               ------------              ----------------          ----------------         ---------------
Ray K****                CompletedWithWarnings     1.11 GB (1,191,619,840...                          100




[PS] C:\Windows\system32>
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by:jaynes-it
ID: 41747619
you have to clear all the move requests. See if there are any by using the following.

Get-MoveRequestStatistics -MoveRequestQueue <database>  

Then remove them using:

Remove-MoveRequest

I tried this but it didn't return anything
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by:Ajit Singh
ID: 41748496
First, you must make sure that the mailbox in DB1, not in DB2.

Second, you can run the following command to check additional information about the mailbox move:

Get-MoveRequestStatistics -Identity UserName -IncludeReport |Export-CSV C:\MRStats.csv

As a workaround, run Get-MigrationBatch -Identity "BatchJobName" | fl command and see if it pointed you directly on the cause.

Also have a look at below earlier threads might helps you to get in more detailed:

Thread1

Thread2

Also check this blog to move an Exchange Server 2013 Database to a New Location: http://exchangeserverpro.com/exchange-2013-move-database-to-new-folder-path/

Hope this helps!
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what ended up fixing this problem was recreating the migration mailbox.
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by:jaynes-it
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i had to contact microsoft support and we spent hours recreating the migration mailbox which resolved the batch migrations.
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