I have Exchange 2000, the priv.edb is huge and take ages to back up. To reduce the size I removed some users and scheduled their mailboxes for deletion. I then went into Exchange system manager and deleted them. However the priv.edb did not get smaller.
Is there another step that I need to perform?
Open the properties of the mailbox store in System Manager and go to the Database tab. Change Maintenance Interval to "Use Custom Schedule". Click the customize button, and highlight all days all hours.
Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.
In this video we show how to create an Address List in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center.
Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center.
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