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Exchange 2003 Offline Defrag Reclaims Small Amount of Space

svillardi asked
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Hi Experts,

I finally put email space limitations on our SBS 2003 server.  Users deleted GBs of stuff...  I personally created PST files for a handful of users, practically deleting their mailboxes.

I then did an offline database defrag, but only gained about 1 gb of space.

I exported the mailboxes to a TXT file and added them up.  Around 20 gb.  But the size of the DB is almost 60gb.

Being that this is an SBS2003 server, I cannot move the mailboxes to a different store.

How can I reclaim this space?

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