Exchange 2013 : Move User to Different Mailbox Database

Please refer to the following steps on how to move user to different mailbox database using PowerShell Connecting to Exchange Remote PowerShell

$ExchangeURL = "http://mail.aventis.local/PowerShell/"
$Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri $ExchangeURL -Authentication Kerberos
Import-PSSession $Session

Check which mailbox database the user’s mailbox is located

get-mailbox -Identity m3test | Select Name, DisplayName, Database

Prepare a UserMailbox.csv file as below


Please do not insert the Header as we are going to use Get-Content

Get the content of UserMailbox.csv and define $NewMailboxDB = "vEXDAG Standard" 

$Path = "C:\TEMP\UserMailbox.csv"
$Users = Get-Content $Path
$NewMailboxDB = "vEXDAG_Standard"

foreach ($User in $Users) { 
Get-Mailbox -Identity $User | New-MoveRequest -TargetDatabase $NewMailboxDB

Check the Move Request

#Check the progress of the move request
Get-MoveRequestStatistics -Identity m3test | fl
#Remove the Move Request 
Get-MoveRequest | Remove-MoveRequest -Confirm:$false

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