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
Solved

Delete TotalDeletedItem in Users' Online archive only

Posted on 2013-06-05
5
387 Views
Last Modified: 2013-07-28
I'd like to purge the TotalDeletedItems in my online archive for users since they are growing rather large and I don't plan on recovering items from archive mailboxes.  The command to run for regular mailbox is:


Search-mailbox -identity "name" -SearchDumpsterOnly -DeleteContent

There does not seem to be a switch for -archive?
0
Comment
Question by:ITMASTER68
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:Adam Brown
ID: 39223988
try this:

get-mailbox <name> -archive | search-mailbox -searchdumpsteronly -deletecontent
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Jeffery Hayes
ID: 39224000
Does the mailbox have single item recovery enabled?
Get-mailbox smtp | fl *item*
 If yes please note your need to disable  this first.

Set-mailbox smtp -singleitemrecoveryenabled $false

For more details see the following url

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd298173(v=exchg.141).aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:ITMASTER68
ID: 39226762
The command :
get-mailbox <name> -archive | search-mailbox -searchdumpsteronly -deletecontent

this worked but also deleted totaldelteditems form both regular mailbox and archive.. I just need it to remove from archive?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
ITMASTER68 earned 0 total points
ID: 39259678
I had to use the MFCMAPI approach and cleanup each individual Archive recoverable folder.  not pretty but effective, have lots of whitespace now :)
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ITMASTER68
ID: 39361489
this was the only solution that removed dumpster content from archive Mailbox
0

Featured Post

Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

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

Follow this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature from personal quotes, animated gifs and out-of-date marketing content.
This article explains how to install and use the NTBackup utility that comes with Windows Server.
In this video we show how to create a Shared Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >> Sha…
In this video we show how to create an email address policy in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow…

809 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