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Renaming Mailbox database in Exchange 2010 SP1

Posted on 2011-09-05
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12

I need to rename the default Mailbox database in Exchange 2010 SP1.
Since there is no EMC, I must do it using the shell.

when I type: get-mailboxdatabase, I'm getting:

Name                           Server          Recovery        ReplicationType
----                           ------          --------        ---------------
Mailbox Database 0271541417    HE-EXMBX-STG    False           None

How do I change this name into something more easier to remember?

Question by:cloudbase
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Expert Comment

ID: 36486702
move-DatabasePath -Identity '(enter the mailbox name)' -EdbFilePath '(enter the full path and filename of the 'new' database.edb' -LogFolderPath '(enter the full path of where the log folders will be situated)'


Author Comment

ID: 36486717

thanks for your comment.
I've already performed it, the EDB file was renamed and moved, but the mailbox database name is still the same.
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Expert Comment

ID: 36487052
open exchange management consoloe -> org config-> mailbox -> database management

right click properties on the databasee and rename it
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Accepted Solution

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ID: 36487060
oh sorry i didn't notice there is no EMC ! why is that ? hosted ?

set-mailboxdatabase "Mailbox Database 0271541417" -name "new name"

Author Closing Comment

ID: 36493577
Thanks, it worked.

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