Exchange - Event 1221 does not reflect recently cleared space

Hello,

We're trying to free up some space on our Exchange Server before it fills out.  We were at about 66GB.  I did an export list on ESM of the users mailbox, totaled the Size collumn to make sure, and sure enough we were at about 66GB.

I had users move their old emails to local .PST files on their local drives.  DId another export and totaled, we were down to 59GB.  I plan on having them further remove old junk.

However, Event ID 1221 reports only 4MB of free space this morning.  Is there something I need to do further to reclaim the space?

Thanks for any help!
realzeroburnAsked:
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realzeroburnAuthor Commented:
Ah!  That may be it, I just checked and did not see a 702 event, so the 1221 isn't accurate.  Does that mean I can check tomorrow after tonight's run and it may be ok?
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JohnGerhardtCommented:
As long as your maintenance schedule IE online disk defrag etc. doesnt run at the same time as the backup then you shoudl be fine..
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