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OldestMessage Property

Exchange Server 2003

OldestMessage Property

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The OldestMessage property specifies the date and time that the oldest message that is still waiting to be transmitted was received into the link. The OldestMessage property is read-only.

Applies To

The OldestMessage property is a member of the Exchange_Link Class.

Instance Path

The OldestMessage property appears on instances of the \\COMPUTERNAME\ROOT\MicrosoftExchangeV2:Exchange_Link class.

MOF Syntax

[read] DateTime OldestMessage;

Qualifiers

This property has no qualifiers.

VBScript Example

The following example shows how to retrieve a list of Exchange_Link instances, and how to retrieve the OldestMessage property for each instance.

'===============================================================
' Purpose:   Display each Exchange_Link found for Exchange server,
'            and show the OldestMessage property on the Exchange_Link
'            objects
' Change:    cComputerName [string] the computer to access
' Output:    Displays the name of each Exchange_Link and OldestMessage property
'===============================================================

On Error Resume Next
Dim cComputerName
Const cWMINameSpace = "root/MicrosoftExchangeV2"
Const cWMIInstance = "Exchange_Link"
cComputerName = "MyComputerNETBIOSName"

Dim strWinMgmts		' Connection string for WMI
Dim objWMIExchange	' Exchange Namespace WMI object
Dim listExchange_Links	' ExchangeLogons collection
Dim objExchange_Link		' A single ExchangeLogon WMI object

' Create the object string, indicating WMI (winmgmts), using the
' current user credentials (impersonationLevel=impersonate),
' on the computer specified in the constant cComputerName, and
' using the CIM namespace for the Exchange provider.
strWinMgmts = "winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!//"& _
cComputerName&"/"&cWMINameSpace
Set objWMIExchange =  GetObject(strWinMgmts)
' Verify we were able to correctly set the object.
If Err.Number <> 0 Then
  WScript.Echo "ERROR: Unable to connect to the WMI namespace."
Else
  '
  ' The Resources that currently exist appear as a list of
  ' Exchange_Link instances in the Exchange namespace.
  Set listExchange_Links = objWMIExchange.InstancesOf(cWMIInstance)
  '
  ' Were any Exchange_Link Instances returned?
  If (listExchange_Links.count > 0) Then
    ' If yes, do the following:
    ' Iterate through the list of Exchange_Link objects.
    For Each objExchange_Link in listExchange_Links
   Wscript.Echo""
   Wscript.Echo""
       '
       ' Display the value of the OldestMessage property.
       WScript.echo "OldestMessage            = "& _
        " ["&TypeName(objExchange_Link.OldestMessage)&"] "& _
       objExchange_Link.OldestMessage
       '
    Next
  Else
    ' If no Exchange_Link instances were returned,
    ' display that.
    WScript.Echo "WARNING: No Exchange_Link instances were returned."
  End If
End If

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