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Expanded Folder Age and Attachment reporting for Exchange / Office 365 Mailboxes with EWS and Powershell

Folder Item numbers, size's and Attachment Item Numbers, types and sizes are one of the Mailbox statistics that is useful when your trying to look at how and why a mailbox is growing or why your mailbox performance might be declining if you have a large number of folder items. With the recent increases in Mailbox size quotas  in Office365 it can be easy to become quite indifferent to how quickly your mailbox might be growing. For example if you have 100GB quota the lazy mindset (which I admit to being a part of) can be to just keep everything you get via mail (or stack it and rack it). If your users are not able to take advantage of cloudy attachments (or the users refuse to change their use habits) the nature of expanding file sizes means a sharper growth curve for Folder Items and Attachments. The traditional way of tracking Mailbox sizes is to use Get-MailboxStatistics and Get-MailboxFolderStatistics for which there are many good scripts around that give a good overview of wha
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