It’s been a while I know but I have been posting over at my work’s blog –

Anyways, I came across this tonight which is slightly strange but I thought I better blog it so others can find the answers easy in google 🙂

The error you receive when trying to run the import-mailbox cmdlet is as follows;

Import-Mailbox : Error was found for Luke Notley (
because: Error occurred in the step: Approving object. An unknown error has occ
urred., error code: -2147221219
At line:1 char:15
+ Import-Mailbox  <<<< -Identity -PSTFolderPath d:\lnotley.pst

This is an easy fix but strange why my VM didnt have it set – you need to set the default gateway on your production NIC 🙂