Get-PublicFolderItemStatistics

This cmdlet is available in on-premises Exchange and in the cloud-based service. Some parameters and settings may be exclusive to one environment or the other. Use the Get-PublicFolderItemStatistics cmdlet to view information about items within a specified public folder. Information returned includes subject, last modification time, last access time, creation time, attachments, message size, and the type of item. You can use this raw information to better understand the distribution of items and item characteristics across public folders. For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Exchange cmdlet syntax (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb123552.aspx).

Syntax

Get-PublicFolderItemStatistics
   [-Identity] <PublicFolderIdParameter>
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [-Server <ServerIdParameter>]
   [-Mailbox <MailboxIdParameter>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

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-PublicFolderItemStatistics -Identity "\Marketing\2013\Pamphlets"

This example returns default statistics for all items in the Pamphlets public folder under the \Marketing\2013 path. Default information includes item identity, creation time and subject.

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

Get-PublicFolderItemStatistics -Identity "\Marketing\2013\Pamphlets" | Format-List

This example returns additional information about the items within the public folder, such as subject, last modification time, creation time, attachments, message size and the type of item by piping the results of the Get-PublicFolderItemStatistics command to the Format-List command.

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

Get-PublicFolderItemStatistics -Identity "\Marketing\Reports" | Select Subject,LastModificationTime,HasAttachments,ItemType,MessageSize | Export-CSV C:\PFItemStats.csv

This example exports the output of the Get-PublicFolderItemStatistics command to the PFItemStats.csv file that includes the following information for all items within the public folder \Marketing\Reports:

  • Subject of the message (Subject)

  • Date and time when the item was last modified (LastModificationTime)

  • If the item has attachments (HasAttachments)

  • Type of item (ItemType)

  • Size of the item (MessageSize)

Required Parameters

-Identity

The Identity parameter specifies the GUID or public folder name that represents a specific public folder. You can also include the path using the following format: \TopLevelPublicFolder\PublicFolder

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

Optional Parameters

-DomainController

This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange.

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
-Mailbox

The Mailbox parameter specifies the identity of the hierarchy public folder mailbox.

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

The Server parameter specifies the server on which to perform the selected operations.

Type:ServerIdParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010

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.