Generating mailbox folder reports

The ability to generate reports based on individual mailbox folders can be extremely useful at times. The Exchange Management Shell provides a versatile cmdlet called Get-MailboxFolderStatistics that allows you to obtain detailed information about specific mailbox folders such as the Inbox, Sent Items, Deleted Items, and more. Various pieces of information about these folders can be obtained including the total number of items, the size of the folder, and the folder ID. In this recipe, you will learn how to generate reports using the Get-MailboxFolderStatistics cmdlet.

How to do it...

To generate a report for the folders within a user's mailbox, use the following command:

Get-MailboxFolderStatistics -Identity testuser ...

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