Get-VEXDatabase

In this article

    Short Description

    Returns Microsoft Exchange mailbox databases.

    Applies to: Veeam Backup & Replication, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

    Product Edition: Community, Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

    Syntax

    Get-VEXDatabase -Session <VBOExchangeRestoreSession> [-Name <string[]>]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet returns Microsoft Exchange mailbox databases. You can use these databases to perform operations with Microsoft Exchange objects by running the following cmdlets:

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Type

    Required

    Position

    Accept Pipeline Input

    Accept Wildcard Characters

    Session

    Specifies an active restore session. The cmdlet will return an array of Microsoft Exchange mailbox databases within the specified restore session.

    Accepts the VBOExchangeRestoreSession object. To get this object, run the Get-VBOExchangeItemRestoreSession cmdlet.

    True

    0

    True (ByValue)

    False

    Name

    [For Veeam Backup & Replication] Specifies a name of a Microsoft Exchange mailbox database. The cmdlet will return an array of Microsoft Exchange mailbox databases with this name.

    [For Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365] Specifies a name of a Microsoft Exchange organization. The cmdlet will return an array of Microsoft Exchange organizations with this name.

    String[]

    False

    1

    False

    True

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About Common Parameters section of Microsoft Docs.

    Output Object

    The cmdlet returns the VEXDatabase object that contains Microsoft Exchange mailbox databases.

    Examples

    Get-VEXDatabaseExample 1. Getting Microsoft Exchange Databases Within Specified Restore Session [For Veeam Backup & Replication]

    This example shows how to get a list of Microsoft Exchange databases within the specified restore session.

    $session = Get-VBRExchangeItemRestoreSession

    Get-VEXDatabase -Session $session[1]

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Run the Get-VBRExchangeItemRestoreSession cmdlet. Save the result to the $session variable.

    The Get-VESQLRestoreSession cmdlet will return an array of active restore sessions. Mind the ordinal number of the necessary restore session (in our example, it is the second restore session in the array).

    1. Run the Get-VEXDatabase cmdlet. Set the $session variable as the Session parameter value.

    Get-VEXDatabaseExample 2. Getting Microsoft Exchange Database With Specified Name [For Veeam Backup & Replication]

    This example shows how to get a specific mailbox database for exploring and restoring mailbox items.

    $session = Get-VBRExchangeItemRestoreSession

    Get-VEXDatabase -Session $session[1] -Name "DB_0754907780.edb"

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Run the Get-VBRExchangeItemRestoreSession cmdlet to get an active restore session. Save the result to the $session variable.

    The Get-VESQLRestoreSession cmdlet will return an array of active restore sessions. Mind the ordinal number of the necessary restore session (in our example, it is the second restore session in the array).

    1. Run the Get-VEXDatabase cmdlet. Set the $session variable as the Session parameter value. Specify the Name parameter value.

    Get-VEXDatabaseExample 3. Getting Microsoft Exchange Databases Within Specified Restore Session [For Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365]

    This example shows how to get mailbox databases for exploring and restoring mailbox items.

    $session = Get-VBOExchangeItemRestoreSession

    Get-VEXDatabase -Session $session

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Run the Get-VBOExchangeItemRestoreSession cmdlet. Save the result to the $session variable.
    2. Run the Get-VEXDatabase cmdlet. Set the $session variable as the Session parameter value.

    Get-VEXDatabaseExample 4. Getting Microsoft Exchange Database With Specified Name [For Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365]

    This example shows how to get a specific mailbox databases for exploring and restoring mailbox items.

    $session = Get-VBOExchangeItemRestoreSession

    Get-VEXDatabase -Session $session -Name support3backup.onmicrosoft.com

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Run the Get-VBOExchangeItemRestoreSession cmdlet. Save the result to the $session variable.
    2. Run the Get-VEXDatabase cmdlet. Set the $session variable as the Session parameter value. Specify the Name parameter value.

    Related Commands

    I want to report a typo

    There is a misspelling right here:

     

    I want to let the Veeam Documentation Team know about that.