Cmdlet to restore a mailbox from a recovery database to an alternate mailbox in Exchange 2010

After restoring an Exchange 2010 database to a recovery database you can use the following command to recover the contents of the mailbox in the recovery database to an alternate mailbox on a production Exchange 2010 DB

New-MailboxRestoreRequest -SourceDatabase rdb -SourceStoreMailbox “Mailboxtoberestored” -TargetMailbox¬†mailboxtorestoreto¬†-AllowLegacyDNMismatch

-SourceDatabase is the name of the recovery database you restored from backup

-SourceStoreMailbox is the name of the mailbox in the recovery database you restored from backup

-TargetMailbox is the name of the mailbox you want to restore to, this woulkd reside on one of your production Exchange databases

-AllowLegacyDNMismatch used when the source mailbox has a different legacyexchangedn than the target mailbox

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