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Re-connect Deleted Mailbox

Posted on 2010-09-07
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I have Exchg 2K7 and deleted an AD user acct today, which of course deletes the Exchg mailbox as well. Turns out now the end user is not resigning today, but a different day (fickle end user). :)

Simple question (I hope) -> the mailbox doesn't show in either the mailbox or disconnected mailbox sections under Recipient Config in Exchg Mgmt Console. Is there a way to get the disconnected mailbox to show up quickly or is this a set time within Exchg not configurable? Will I have to wait until tomorrow to be able to re-connect the disconnected mailbox to the new AD user acct I just recreated?

Thx!
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Question by:coolsport00
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run this command on the exch mangmt shell
clean-mailboxdatabase  your-databasename
 
 
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To be a bit more clear/detailed:
1.the "clean-mailboxdatabase" is a parameter in the shell already correct?
2. "your-database" is what?...the database the end user was/is a part of? (I have 4 storage groups/databases).

Thanks for the quick response!

~coolsport00
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by:Will Szymkowski
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Take a look at this link for more details on this operation...
http://searchexchange.techtarget.com/generic/0,295582,sid43_gci1333149_mem1,00.html
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Ok...never mind; kinda figured it out (the exact syntax) based off what you gave me. Worked well..thx.

~coolsport00
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