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deleting portion of mailbox resulting from interrupted mailbox move

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I was moving a mailbox from one exchange server to another and for some reason (still don't know why)  the move was interrupted. The result is that I still have a fullyl functioning mailbox (15gb)on the source server but on the destination server there is a 6gb segment (with the red 'x') of the same mailbox. If I try to purge this segment, I receive the error from ESM : id no. c1034ad6 stating that the mailbox cannot be purged because it is "already connected to an existing user".

I still need to move the 15gb mailbox to the destination server. How do I get rid of the 6gb segment on the destination server or is it even necessary?

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YOu need to remove exchange attributes from the user account before you can do that. After that you delete the 6 GB file, if it still wont work run the cleanup agent. Then move the real 15 GB mailbox again. Is that really 15 GB for one single mailbox? Seems a bit big...
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Oh and after that you of course you reconnect the mailbox to the user....
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That worked! Thanks for your help
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