Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2
Topic Last Modified: 2011-03-19
You can suspend a restore request any time after the request was
created but before the request reaches the status of
Completed. You can resume the restore request using
Looking for other management tasks related to restore requests or disconnected mailboxes? Check out Managing Disconnected Mailboxes.
Use the Shell to suspend a restore request
You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Disconnected mailboxes" entry in the Mailbox Permissions topic.
|You can't use the EMC to suspend a restore request.|
This example suspends the restore request MailboxRestore1 for Ayla's mailbox.
Suspend-MailboxRestoreRequest -Identity Ayla\MailboxRestore1
This example suspends all restore requests in progress
by first retrieving all requests that have a status of
InProgress, and then pipelining output to the
Suspend-MailboxRestoreRequest cmdlet and including the
suspend comment "Resume after 10:00 PM."
Get-MailboxRestoreRequest -Status InProgress | Suspend-MailboxRestoreRequest -SuspendComment "Resume after 10 PM"
After you suspend a restore request, you may also want to resume the request. For details, see Resume a Restore Request.