Add Mailbox Database Copy operation

The Add Mailbox Database Copy process can be used to create a passive copy of an existing active mailbox database.


The Add Mailbox Database Copy operation supports Microsoft Exchange versions 2010, 2013, and 2016.

The adapter request parameters may differ according to the Microsoft Exchange Server version.

For the list of all supported parameters, refer to the Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy cmdlet in the Microsoft Exchange documentation specific to your version.

The following figure shows a sample adapter request for the Add Mailbox Database Copy operation on Microsoft Exchange version 2016: 

      <format-option />
      <verbose-logging />
          <value>Mailbox Database 0489809502</value>

The following figure shows the response for the adapter request:

    <target-output host="">
        <os-id>Windows Server 2008</os-id>
            <command>Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity:'Mailbox Database 0489809502' -MailboxServer:CLM-PUN-020812 -ActivationPreference:1 -confirm:$false</command>
            <line index="1">Attempting to connect to remote host...</line>
            <line index="2">Initialising rctrlx server component...</line>
            <line index="3">Executing remote application: cmd /c "echo . | powershell -PSConsoleFile "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Bin\exshell.psc1" -NonInteractive -Command Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy -Identity:'Mailbox Database 0489809502' -MailboxServer:CLM-PUN-020812 -ActivationPreference:1 -confirm:$false "</line>
            <line index="4">Stdout:</line>
            <line index="5">WARNING: Couldn't communicate with the Microsoft Exchange Replication service </line>
            <line index="6">on server "clm-pun-020812.020413.dc" to pick up new configuration changes for </line>
            <line index="7">database "Mailbox Database 0489809502". Make sure that the service is running </line>
            <line index="8">and that the server has network connectivity. Error: A server-side </line>
            <line index="9">administrative operation has failed. Operation failed with message: Error 0x71a</line>
            <line index="10"> (The remote procedure call was cancelled) from </line>
            <line index="11">cli_RpcsNotifyChangedReplayConfiguration [Server: clm-pun-020812.020413.dc]</line>
            <line index="12">WARNING: Please restart the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service on </line>
            <line index="13">server CLM-PUN-020812 after adding new mailbox databases. </line>
            <line index="14">Remote application exited with code: 0</line>

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