Monday, August 28, 2017

Restore Softdeleted O365 Mail box

In this Blog we will see how to Restore an Soft Deleted Mail box in O365


Connect to Office 365 using below powershell commands 

$UserCredential = Get-Credential 

$Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://outlook.office365.com/powershell-liveid/ -Credential $UserCredential -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection 

Import-PSSession $Session

Command To List all the Soft Deleted Mailboxs.

Get-Mailbox -SoftDeletedMailbox | Select DisplayName,ExchangeGuid,PrimarySmtpAddress,ArchiveStatus,DistinguishedName

Below command to export all the Soft Deleted mail boxes to an Excel

Get-Mailbox -SoftDeletedMailbox | Select DisplayName,ExchangeGuid,PrimarySmtpAddress,ArchiveStatus,DistinguishedName | Export-Csv c:\Softdeleted.csv

From the above command identify the mail box which we are trying to restore and copy the ExchangeGUID

$SoftMailbox = Get-Mailbox -SoftDeletedMailbox <Exchagne GUID>

Mail Box Move request 

New-MailboxRestoreRequest -SourceMailbox $SoftMailbox.DistinguishedName -TargetMailbox <Enter Traget mailbox where to restore mail@contoso.com> –AllowLegacyDNMismatch

To check the Restore Progress 

Get-MailboxRestoreRequest -Identity mail@contoso.com

To get the progress in Percentage Complete 

Get-MailboxRestoreRequestStatistics -Identity mail@contoso.com



Hope this help any one trying to restore Softdeleted mailboxes

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