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  • File Spread-Mailboxes.ps1 — part of check-in [3ddc24bc7f] at 2018-06-10 13:01:57 on branch trunk — Script to spread mailboxes alphabetically across mailboxdatabases based on the first character in the user`s displayname. (user: Jan Egil Ring size: 2431)

# encoding: ascii
# api: powershell
# title: Spread-Mailboxes.ps1
# description: Script to spread mailboxes alphabetically across mailboxdatabases based on the first character in the user`s displayname.
# version: 1.0
# type: script
# author: Jan Egil Ring
# license: CC0
# x-poshcode-id: 1839
# x-archived: 2016-06-01T12:29:56
# x-published: 2010-05-13T17:00:00
#
# For more information, see the following blog-post: http://blog.powershell.no/2010/05/14/script-to-spread-exchange-mailboxes-alphabetically-across-databases
#
###########################################################################
#
# NAME: Spread-Mailboxes.ps1
#
# AUTHOR: Jan Egil Ring
# EMAIL: jer@powershell.no
#
# COMMENT: Script to spread mailboxes alphabetically across mailboxdatabases based on the first character in the user`s displayname.
#          For more information, see the following blog-post: http://blog.powershell.no/2010/05/14/script-to-spread-exchange-mailboxes-alphabetically-across-databases
#
# You have a royalty-free right to use, modify, reproduce, and
# distribute this script file in any way you find useful, provided that
# you agree that the creator, owner above has no warranty, obligations,
# or liability for such use.
#
# VERSION HISTORY:
# 1.0 14.05.2010 - Initial release
#
###########################################################################

#Add the Exchange Server 2010 Management Shell snapin
Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.E2010 -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue


#Loop through each mailbox
foreach ($mailbox in (Get-Mailbox -ResultSize unlimited)) {

$displayname = $mailbox.Displayname

#Determine which database the mailbox should reside on. Displaynames not matching [A-Z] on first character goes to the last database.
switch -regex ($displayname.substring(0,1)) 
    { 
       "[A-F]" {$mailboxdatabase = "MDB A-F"} 
       "[G-L]" {$mailboxdatabase = "MDB G-L"} 
       "[M-R]" {$mailboxdatabase = "MDB M-R"} 
       "[S-X]" {$mailboxdatabase = "MDB S-X" } 
       "[Y-Z]" {$mailboxdatabase = "MDB Y-Z" } 
        default {$mailboxdatabase = "MDB Y-Z" }
    }
 
#Move mailbox to the correct database if not already correct.
if (($mailbox.database.name) -ne $mailboxdatabase) {New-MoveRequest -Identity $mailbox -TargetDatabase $mailboxdatabase;Write-Host "Moving $displayname to $mailboxdatabase" -ForegroundColor Green}
 
}