Solved

Delete Mailbox for deleted in AD user (Exchange 2010)

Posted on 2013-01-07
9
3,953 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-07
Hi All,

System :
Server 2008 as DC
Exchange Server 2010 as mail server

I have a little mistake, i deleted user in AD before deleting mailbox. Now this mailbox is not in mailboxes list and not in Disconnected mailboxes, but i can see this mailbox  from PowerShell. If i try to delete this mailbox i have this message :

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Remove-Mailbox -Identity domain\user
The operation couldn't be performed because object 'domain\user' couldn't be found on 'dc.domain.yes'.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (0:Int32) [Remove-Mailbox], ManagementObjectNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : 2F1637E6,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.RecipientTasks.RemoveMailbox
Because this user is deleted from AD.

Please help me to delete this mailbox from Exchange 2010 without restore object(user) to AD.

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:Tamooz
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
9 Comments
 
LVL 14

Assisted Solution

by:setasoujiro
setasoujiro earned 50 total points
ID: 38750673
The mailbox is kept for retention, if the retention period is over, it should be gone.
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Yagya Shree
ID: 38750685
In the Exchange Management Console, right-click and select disable mailbox or in the Exchange Management Shell, use the Disable-Mailbox cmdlet:

Disable-Mailbox -Identity mailboxname -Confirm:$false
0
 

Author Comment

by:Tamooz
ID: 38750687
30 days?
0
What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:setasoujiro
ID: 38750691
yes
0
 

Author Comment

by:Tamooz
ID: 38750703
Disable-Mailbox -Identity mailboxname -Confirm:$false
It's steel check in AD, i have this message

[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Disable-Mailbox -Identity mailboxname -Confirm:$false
The operation couldn't be performed because object 'mailboxname' couldn't be found on 'DC.domain.yes'.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (0:Int32) [Disable-Mailbox], ManagementObjectNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : DCC65151,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.RecipientTasks.DisableMailbox
0
 

Author Comment

by:Tamooz
ID: 38750709
So, i have no way to delete this mailbox before the end of retention period?
0
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
Subsun earned 450 total points
ID: 38750712
You need to run Clean-MailboxDatabase to view the disconnected mailbox.
Clean-MailboxDatabase MBD01

Use Remove-StoreMailbox to permanently Delete a Disconnected Mailbox
Ref : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg181092%28v=exchg.141%29.aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:Tamooz
ID: 38750787
Thank you Subsun! It's worked.

1) Clean DB
Clean-MailboxDatabase DB4

2) Check the Identity number of mailbox
Get-MailboxStatistics -Database DB4 | Select DisplayName, Identity | Sort-Object DisplayName  | Format-Table

3) Remove mailbox
Remove-StoreMailbox -Database DB4 -Identity "457465d4-6245-48f4-ab45-98573798cf0f" -MailboxState Disabled

Thank you All for help!!!
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Tamooz
ID: 38750791
Thanks!!!
0

Featured Post

How Blockchain Is Impacting Every Industry

Blockchain expert Alex Tapscott talks to Acronis VP Frank Jablonski about this revolutionary technology and how it's making inroads into other industries and facets of everyday life.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Here's a look at newsworthy articles and community happenings during the last month.
After seeing many questions for JRNL_WRAP_ERROR for replication failure, I thought it would be useful to write this article.
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…
Suggested Courses

635 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question