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remove mailbox but keep user account

In exchange 2003 I was able to remove a mailbox (remove exchange features), yet still keep the user active. I do not see that feature in exchange 2007. I am running sbs2008 and I want to remove email options for a user but still keep the user active for logging on purposes. I am trying to avoid removing the user, and then using ADUC to create the user. I know instead of using the sbs console to create a user, I can use ADUC, that way I can create the user without creating a mailbox. Be nice if they provided that option in the console as well.
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xzay1967
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AsrCommented:
remove mail box from system manager and say no when it ask to remove user.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
In Exchange 2007 there are 2 Options
1. Remove - disconnect the mailbox and AD account (AD account is deleted and mailbox goes to Disconnected Mailbox container)
2. Disable - disconnect the mailbox and AD account (AD account is present in ADUC and mailbox goes to Disconnected Mailbox container)
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Do let me know if its not clear or you have any queries ??
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tusharnextgenCommented:
I do agree with Rancy

2. Disable option will keep AD Account and you will see mailbox in disconnected mailbox list for another 30 days by default.
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