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Exchange Powershell Eventlog 6



Hi Guys,

I have noticed that on our exchange servers which are running the inbuilt PRTG powershell exchange database monitoring sensors are displaying the below eventlog. Are we able to find out why this error is coming from the script or better yet get a copy of that PRTG sensor powershell script?

Log Name: MSExchange Management Source: MSExchange CmdletLogs Date: 17/12/2013 1:52:32 PM Event ID: 6 Task Category: General Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: * Description: Cmdlet failed. Cmdlet Get-MailboxDatabase, parameters {Status=True, Identity=f6916b74-180e-45f4-bcd9-b48f3c317e48}.

eventlog exchange-powershell powershell

Created on Dec 17, 2013 4:41:18 AM

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the powershell-part of the sensor is pretty simple. It is running

get-mailboxdatabase <Guid> -status

On an exchange management shell.
The result is parsed afterwards in the sensor itself.

You can get the Guid of your database using

get-mailboxdatabase | ft Identity,Guid

Please check if this command contains the guid of the database the PRTG-Sensor is using ("f6916b74-180e-45f4-bcd9-b48f3c317e48").

Kind Regards

Created on Dec 18, 2013 9:11:04 AM by  Dieter Loskarn [Paessler Support]

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