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How to force delete mailbox from Exchange Server 2007 Management Console ?

Hi All,

I got problem in one of the shared mailbox in my Exchange server which still causing transaction log growth eventhough the mailbox has been disabled (somehow cannot delete it).

for all of the mailbox in the Exchange Server I also run Symantec Enterprise Vault 8.0 SP4 so I wonder how to delete the mailbox that is now in disconnected state ?

my suspicion is that evnthough the mailbox has been disabled in the Exchange Server somehow the Symantec EV still causing the transaction log to grow for unknown reason.

If anyone know how to force delete the mailbox then that'd be great.

Thanks.
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jjoz
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jjozAuthor Commented:
FYI: I've recreated the new shared mailbox with the same alias and name so I cannot re-enable it because it would cause duplication error ?
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Disable it and then remove it. That's it.
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nsx106052Commented:
Once the email account isn't linked to an AD account you can delete it.  You will just need to purge the email account out of exchange.  

If you suspect Symantec is causing a problem you might want to restart the symantec services and save all the old logs so you can start logging from scratch.  
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jjozAuthor Commented:
last week I disable it but now I realize that disabling it mark for deletion after 1 month ?
so I wonder how to delete it straight away without keeping it

@NSX, which old logs do you mean ? (sorry I'm quite new wih EV)
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jjozAuthor Commented:
thanks !
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