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Remove completed move requests Exchange

When you move a lot of users in Exchange, you like to see what is happening. It is always great to check and verify if all is going well. The best way is to run a PowerShell command and it will list you all the move request statistics. If you do a new move and do a request for the statistics, you don’t always like to see the history of the move completed. It’s good to remove completed move requests in Exchange. You will not have extra information on your screen.

Get move request statistics

Open up Exchange Management Shell as administrator. Run the following command.

When you have a long list, it gets cluttered. You don’t want to see the older move completed lines.

Remove completed move requests Exchange

The first command will give you a confirm prompt. Make use of the -Confirm switch if you don’t want to see the confirm prompt. See the second command.

Check if all the completed requests are removed.

Everything is empty, now you have a clean slate. Enjoy moving mailboxes without the clutter of previously completed move requests.

Final thoughts

You learned how to clear the statistics and to keep your completed request clean. Don’t forget that you can remove completed move requests in Exchange with one single command. Did you enjoy this article? If so, you may like the article Move mailbox to another database with PowerShell. Don’t forget to follow us.

ALI TAJRAN

ALI TAJRAN

ALI TAJRAN is a passionate IT Architect, IT Consultant, and Microsoft Certified Trainer. He started Information Technology at a very young age, and his goal is to teach and inspire others. Connect with ALI TAJRAN on social media. Read more »

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