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How to remove or disable mailbox

Posted on 2009-05-09
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how can I disable or remove a mailbox that deleted from the domain controller ? normaly when I want do this I receive an error !

Remove-Mailbox : The operation could not be performed because object 'user' could not be found on domain contro
'ads01.domain.com'.
At line:1 char:15
+ Remove-Mailbox  <<<< -Identity caltest
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IF the account is deleted from AD, then you should see the mailbox in the disconnected mailbox after running this command in management shell (clean-mailboxdatabase).

If you want to delete the disconnected mailbox the use this command

Remove-Mailbox -Database <Database-Name> -StoreMailboxIdentity <MailboxGuid> -confirm:$false

PS: To get the MailboxGuid use the following command
Get-MailboxStatistics | where-object { $_.DisconnectDate -ne $null } | Select DisplayName,MailboxGuid
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