Solved

exchange user

Posted on 2006-11-17
5
169 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
hello I have a account on teh exchange server I have to delete and recreate. What is teh best way to make sure I do not loose any e-mail. I was thinking of just creating a backup pst file delete recreate and then input the pst file what do you experts think?
0
Comment
Question by:zenworksb
5 Comments
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
rakeshmiglani earned 500 total points
ID: 17966975
backup the mailbox contents into a pst file
open the mailbox store properties in the exchange system manager select the limits tab
check the deleted items retention period. it should not be set to 0 days
right click on th user in Active directory users and computers
select exchange tasks and remove exchange attributes
go into exchange system manager and run the cleanup agent (right clicking on mailboxes under the mailbox store)
the deleted user's mailbox will show as a RED X
delete the user account in active directory
wait for some time so that the active directory replicates the change
create a new account but don't create the mailbox at the time of account creation
go back to exchagne system manager and right click on that RED X mailbox (the original mailbox)
select reconnect and connect it to the newly created account.

0
 

Author Comment

by:zenworksb
ID: 17967046
i wil try that thank you
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Stacy Spear
ID: 17967601
I would exmerge it instead of copying by hand into a .pst
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Utilizing an array to gracefully append to a list of EmailAddresses
Following basic email etiquette rules will help you write a professional email and achieve a good, lasting impression with your contacts.
To show how to create a transport rule 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. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Rules tab.:  To cr…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now