Status (HoldStatusType)

Exchange Server 2013

The Status element specifies the hold status for a mailbox.

Last modified: October 02, 2012

Applies to: Exchange Online | Exchange Server 2013 | Office 365

<Status> NotOnHold | Pending | OnHold | PartialHold | Failed </Status>


The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.



Child elements


Parent elements


The text value of the Status element is the hold status of a mailbox. The Status element can have the values in the following list.

NotOnHold – The mailbox is not on hold.

Pending – The mailbox is pending either being placed or released on hold.

OnHold – The hold was successfully applied to the mailbox.

PartialHold – The hold was successfully applied to some mailboxes but not to all mailboxes.

Failed - The hold failed to apply to the mailbox.

This element was introduced in Exchange Server 2013.

The schema that describes this element is located in the IIS virtual directory that hosts Exchange Web Services.


Schema name

Types schema

Validation file


Can be empty