Tag Archives: New-MailboxImportRequest

Date range exports with New-MailboxExportRequest


From Exchange 2010 SP1 onward, a new method is used to export and import mailbox data. Instead of forcing administrators to run Outlook on a mailbox server so as to be able to use Outlook’s ability to read and write … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010, mailbox imports, and LocalSystem


Anything posted on the Internet has a reasonably long half-life, a fact that I was reminded of when I researched some information about the Windows LocalSystem account and discovered an article that I wrote for Windows IT Pro magazine about … Continue reading

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Removing mailbox export and import requests


Exchange 2010 SP1 introduces a new cmdlet set to handle mailbox export requests to avoid the previous requirement to install Outlook on mailbox servers. With SP1 you can run the New-MailboxExportRequest cmdlet to create a request for the Mailbox Replication … Continue reading

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Tweaking the Mailbox Replication Service configuration file


The Mailbox Replication Service (MRS) is an essential component of any Exchange 2010 deployment as it controls the movement of mailboxes between databases. MRS runs on all Exchange 2010 Client Access Servers (CAS). MRS gets involved in migrations from Exchange … Continue reading

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