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System Attendant Mailbox missing

Posted on 2013-05-23
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Last Modified: 2013-05-26
Over the weekend there was some exchange activity done at the client end on one of the servers and now we dont see the System attendant mailbox (they did re-create the mailbox database)
Question by:vicky19
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Manpreet SIngh Khatra earned 2000 total points
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Check if below helps

Start -> Run -> Adsiedit.msc
Connect to the configuration context (it should be automatically selected for you when you choose the configuration context)
Navigate through Services -> Microsoft Exchange -> Exchange Organisation Name -> Administrative Groups -> Administrative Group -> Servers -> Server Name -> Information Store -> Database
Go to the properties of the Database and copy the DN (Distinguish Name) to a notepad
Navigate through Services -> Microsoft Exchange -> Exchange Organisation Name -> Administrative Groups -> Administrative Group -> Servers -> Server Name -> Microsoft System Attendant
Right click on the "Microsoft System Attendant" object and select properties
Choose "HomeMDB" and click edit
Change the CN of the mailstore to the one you wish to move the System Attendant into
Click ok and exit Adsiedit console
Restart the System Attendant service

Exchange Special Mailboxes Part 2 - System Attendant mailbox

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