Anyone know how to delete a dismounted database out of Exchange 2010

Posted on 2010-09-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I had all my databases gets corrupted- I have created a new store but I can not delete the old databases because they can't be mounted- especially big for public folders becuase I have several mail enabled folders.
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the server cannot verify that no mailboxes reside on the database
you need to use adsiedit

configuration - services - microsoft exchange - org name - databases

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i get as far as first org- dont see data bases- you are right about the server- and there are mailboxes in there but since the data base is beyond repair- Ineed to recreate those mailboxes but it recognizes those email address still live there
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one sec, locating on lab (that was from memory)
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configuration - services - microsoft exchange - org name - administrative groups - exchange administrative group - databases

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Thanks- sound it- deleted it now to see if I can recreate it

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Were you able to recreate?

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