building an array and actions

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    by turbomcp at 2012-09-20 13:00:23

    Hi i have a question
    i encountered some problem in exchange(i know this is not exchange related forum, the question is general)
    anyway, so solve that problem i run this command:

    $DATABASES = Get-MAILBOXDATABASE | Where {$_.recovery -ne "true"} to find all db's
    i then use this to find the problematic moves with weird status:
    foreach($db in $databases){Get-MoveRequestStatistics -MoveRequestQueue $db| Where {$_.status -eq "Completioninprogress"}}
    $badusers=foreach($db in $databases){Get-MoveRequestStatistics -MoveRequestQueue $db| Where {$_.status -eq "Completioninprogress -or $_.status -eq
    "inprogress" -or $_.status -eq "moving" -or $_.status -like $null}}

    now for each baduser
    i have these two things i need to know:
    MailboxGuid>>exchange mailbox unique guid

    once i know these i clean it up by running
    Remove-MoveRequest –MailboxGuid 617fec7c-b437-46ba-9fe9-db54e8bc4f9e -MoveRequestQueue db15

    how would i go in automating this whole thing?
    an array?

    Thanks in advance and sorry for the amature question
    (i can do it manually its not a big deal but id like to learn how to do it)

    by poshoholic at 2012-09-21 07:54:51

    Not an array. You're already on the right track using foreach. For the users that you identify as $badusers, do they have the mailbox GUID and the move request queue as properties on those objects? If so you can probably do something like this:
    # WARNING: This is untested script. I am not set up to test this. It is provided as an example only
    # Foreach non-recovery mailbox databases
    foreach ($db in Get-MailboxDatabase | Where-Object {-not $_.Recovery}) {
    # Foreach mailbox that is a problematic move
    foreach ($badUser in Get-MoveRequestStatistics -MoveRequestQueue $db | Where-Object {(-not $_.Status) -or (@('CompletionInProgress','InProgress','Moving') -contains $_.Status)}) {
    # Remove the move request
    # NOTE: In this line, I have no idea if you have a MailboxGUID property on the $badUser object or not. It's just a guess. You can change the property name to the actual name if it is different.
    Remove-MoveRequest -MailboxGuid $badUser.MailboxGUID -MoveRequestQueue $db

    You might be able to do this more as a one-liner. That would depend on how well Get-MailboxDatabase pipelines into Get-MoveRequestStatistics, and how well Get-MoveRequestStatistics pipelines into Remove-MoveRequest.

    by turbomcp at 2012-09-21 13:03:27

    i think those users do have those two attributes
    (ill have to re-check but im almost sure)

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