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How to clear an Exchange 2010 Mailbox

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Is there a way to clear all items from an Exchange 2010 SP1 mailbox? I did some test migrations and would like to know the easiest way to reset them without delegating and recreating them.
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I found this commandlet but I leaves folders behind. Is there a way to have it delete folders as well?

Search-Mailbox -Identity "Alias" -DeleteContent
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Try using export-mailbox wuith deletecontent option
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998579.aspx
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Microsoft removed the option to delete all content and folders.
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