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Remove all messages on Exchange Mailbox

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After exporting the mails for a mailbox in Exchange 2007, what shell command can be used to clean up all the message for the mailbox ?

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export-mailbox -identity "john" -PSTFolderPath c:\temp\Exchange
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by:joelsplace
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Use Search-mailbox with the -deletecontent switch:
 
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd298173.aspx
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by:AXISHK
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Search-Mailbox -Identity "test" -SearchQuery -DeleteContent

'Search-Mailbox" is not recognized as a cmdlet, function, opperable program or script file.

Any idea ? We are running Exchange 2007. Tks
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I didn't realize that doesn't work on pre 2010.
This should:
Get-content c:\11MailboxesList.txt | Get-mailbox | Export-Mailbox -DeleteContent
 
 http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2006/11/28/431669.aspx
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export-mailbox -identity "john" -PSTFolderPath c:\temp\Exchange -Deletecontent
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