Script to mount exchange 2007 database

Posted on 2016-10-11
Last Modified: 2016-10-16
Hello Experts

I need a script that I can schedule to mount an Exchange 2007 database (on a Windows 2008  server)
Can you please point me in the right direction.

Thank you

Question by:Alexandre Michel
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by:Todd Nelson
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Are you looking for something like this to create a scheduled task to run an Exchange script?

In the PS1, you could have "Mount-Database -Identity "Mailbox Database"".

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by:Alexandre Michel
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That would be step 2 of the project: how to schedule running the script

The 1st step is the actual content of the script... How do I mount an Exchange database using Powershell or other scripting language

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-MAS earned 250 total points
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Create a batch file by copying the below command and save as .bat. You can change as per your location
powershell -command "&{C:\scripts\mountdatabase.ps1}"

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Create a powershell script using the below command and save it
Get-MailboxDatabase -Server SERVERNAME | Mount-Database -Confirm:$False

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Create a windows schedule task to run the batch file created above.


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by:Alexandre Michel
ID: 41845867

Thanks for that.
At the end I did not try your solution as I found that simple restarting the Exchnage IS service acheived the same result.


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