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An error “Mailbox export stalled due to source disk latency” can occur during Exchange mailbox migration to a new database or a new server. This error is not sent as output result rather the migratin is stuck there for quite a long time and then show this error as mentioned above while checking the progress of migration using the Get-MoveRequestStatistics cmdlet.
They may experience this error while exporting mailboxes from the source database to the target database also.
This occurrence of error indicates the mailboxes are stuck in migration. We have the major scenarios, during which Exchange administrators experience this error.
The Exchange Server error “Mailbox export stalled due to source disk latency” may occur in the following scenarios.
The error itself says that source disk latency is the main issue behind the stalled mailbox export, which is caused due to errors in disk performance, timed-out migration batches, delay in response time, etc.
As an Exchange administrator, you can follow the solutions given below to fix this error eventually and restart the mailboxes export or migration.
Exchange administrators can suspend the mailbox export request by running this command.
Suspend-MoveRequest -Identity “mailbox address”
Wait for at least 20 minutes and then resume this mailbox export request.
Resume-MoveRequest -Identity “mailbox address”
All the suggested solutions need an expert-level knowledge for successful performance.
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