Exchange Online Migration Error

Had a strange one at work this week when trying to migrate a user from our on-premises Exchange environment to Exchange Online. After starting a migration batch for a specific user, the following error message was reported almost immediately and the migration batch went into a state of permanent failure:

Error: MigrationPermanentException: Couldn‎'t load the request. Not enough information was provided to read the orphaned request message. --> Couldn‎'t load the request. Not enough information was provided to read the orphaned request message.

After removing the migration batch for the user, executing a Get-MoveRequest | Where { $_.DisplayName -eq "Display Name" } PowerShell statement revealed an orphaned move request with no target database:

Exchange-orphaned-move-request
 To resolve the issue, the orphaned move request has to be removed by piping the PowerShell statement identifying it through a Remove-MoveRequest -Verbose -Force command to remove it. Once complete, a repeat of the Get-MoveRequest statement should return no values. The migration batch can then be re-created using the standard migration wizard in the portal and should sync successfully.

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