Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus

This cmdlet is available only in on-premises Exchange.

Use the Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus cmdlet to view health and status information about one or more mailbox database copies.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Exchange cmdlet syntax (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb123552.aspx).

Syntax

Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus
   -Server <MailboxServerIdParameter>
   [-ConnectionStatus]
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [-ExtendedErrorInfo]
   [-Active]
   [-UseServerCache]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus
   [[-Identity] <DatabaseCopyIdParameter>]
   [-Active]
   [-ConnectionStatus]
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [-Local]
   [-ExtendedErrorInfo]
   [-UseServerCache]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

If a database is specified by using the Identity parameter with the command, the status of all copies of the database is returned. If a server is specified by using the Server parameter with the command, information about all database copies on the server is returned. If neither parameter is specified with the command, information about all database copies in the organization is returned.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although this topic lists all parameters for the cmdlet, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To find the permissions required to run any cmdlet or parameter in your organization, see Find the permissions required to run any Exchange cmdlet (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/mt432940.aspx).

Examples

-------------------------- Example 1 --------------------------

Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus -Identity DB1 | Format-List

This example returns status information for all copies of the database DB1. The status results are displayed in a list format.

-------------------------- Example 2 --------------------------

Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus -Server MBX1 | Format-List

This example returns the status for all database copies on the Mailbox server MBX1. The status results are also displayed in a list format.

-------------------------- Example 3 --------------------------

Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus -Identity DB1\MBX2 | Format-List

This example returns the status for the copy of database DB1 on the Mailbox server MBX2. The status results are also displayed in a list format.

Required Parameters

-Server

The Server parameter specifies that a Mailbox server returns status information for all of its mailbox database copies. This parameter can't be combined with the Identity parameter.

Type:MailboxServerIdParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019

Optional Parameters

-Active

The Active switch specifies whether to return mailbox database copy status for the active mailbox database copy only.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-ConnectionStatus

This parameter has been deprecated and is no longer used.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-DomainController

The DomainController parameter specifies the domain controller that's used by this cmdlet to read data from or write data to Active Directory. You identify the domain controller by its fully qualified domain name (FQDN). For example, dc01.contoso.com.

Type:Fqdn
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-ExtendedErrorInfo

The ExtendedErrorInfo switch specifies whether to return an output object containing any exception details.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-Identity

The Identity parameter specifies the name of the database copy for which the command should gather information. The Identity parameter can be specified in the form of <database>\<server>. Specifying just <database> returns information for all copies of the database. This parameter can't be combined with the Server parameter.

Type:DatabaseCopyIdParameter
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-Local

The Local switch specifies whether to return mailbox database copy status information from only the local Mailbox server.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-UseServerCache

The UseServerCache switch specifies whether to enable a server-side remote procedure call (RPC) caching of status information for 5 seconds.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019

Inputs

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=616387). If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn't accept input data.

Outputs

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=616387). If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn't return data.