Exchange 2010 “New Local Move Request” and “New Remote Move Request” missing when you right-click a user’s MailBox

Written by Sam McGeown
Published on 17/6/2010 - Read in about 1 min (85 words)

I’m currently testing an Exchange 2010 server for the organisation prior to a migration project, specifically testing moving mailboxes backwards and forwards. Something that confused me slightly for a few minutes was this: if there is an existing Move Request (pending, in progress, failed or completed) you will not see the “New Local Move Request” or “New Remote Move Request” -

Fortunately this is very simple to counter – simply clear the old “Move Request” and the options will be back in the Mailbox options:

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