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October 19, 2010

Deleted mailboxes will not appear in EMC

Filed under: General — telnet25 @ 5:30 pm

if you accidently delete user mailbox from EMC or got confused about Disable & Remote and clicked on remove for particular user and now needing to get the mailbox yet able to see it under disconnected mailbox , recipient configuration?

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** Deleted mailbox will be visible after online maintenance runs and completes** so if you do not want to wait and wish to re-connect the disconnected mailbox to another AD user object here is what you need to do run Clean-MailboxDatabase  CMDLET.

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Get-Mailboxdatabase | Clean-MailboxDatabase

This will clean  all DBs in given  SMTP organization.

My mail server name is mail2 , I would use fallowing CMDLET, substitute mail2 to your own mail server name.

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Get-Mailboxdatabase | Where{ $_.Server –eq “mail2”}| clean-MailboxDatabase

Understanding Disconnected Mailboxes

Respectfully,
Oz Casey, Dedeal
MCITP (EMA), MCITP (SA)
MCSE 2003, M+, S+, MCDST
Security+, Project +, Server +
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