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Restart failed Microsoft 365 mailbox migration

We’ve had a client where a single mailbox keeps failing, no matter what we do.

I was tired of having to restart this migration manually, so I whipped up a tiny script that would do it for me.

$username = "exchange365admin@tenant.onmicrosoft.com"
$password = ConvertTo-SecureString 'password' -AsPlainText -Force
$credential = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential ($username, $password)

Connect-ExchangeOnline -credential $credential 

$migrationusers = Get-MigrationUser -ResultSize Unlimited | Where-Object {$_.Status -eq "Failed"}

$migrationusers | Start-MigrationUser

Disconnect-ExchangeOnline -Confirm:$false

I set up a scheduled task to run it regularly (every 15 minutes in my case) and a few days later, the mailbox was up and running in Microsoft 365.

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