Discovery Search Mailbox / Exchange 2013

We currently have Exchange 2007 and 2013 running in coexistence mode. I am trying to move or better yet delete the 'DiscoverySearchMailbox' but am not successfull. My goal is to delete or migrated this mailbox to a newer DB in order to delete the DB.

I’m not sure if the entire mailbox name is correct or not because all I get is a truncated name when I use the 'GetMailboxDatase'.

Also, if i try to look it up in EAC it does not appear.

Screenshot of GetMailboxDatabase:
DiscoverySearchMailbox... DiscoverySearchMa... hdc-mbx-01       50 GB (53,687,091,200 bytes)
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suriyaehnopConnect With a Mentor Commented:
What is the error message when you try to delete the mailbox?

Remove a Discovery Search

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure

To delete this mailbox you have to be assign role "mailboxsearch" to the account used to delete the discovery mailbox.

[PS] C:\>Get-ManagementRole -Cmdlet Remove-MailboxSearch

Name                                                        RoleType
----                                                        --------
Mailbox Search                                              MailboxSearch

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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
That mailbox is an arbitration mailbox, and you have to use a special command:

get-mailbox -Database “Mailbox Database 1¿ -Arbitration | New-MoveRequest –TargetDatabase “MailboxDatabase2¿

(Where Database 1 is the old database, and database 2 is the new).

Group_007Author Commented:
Is it safe to delete this mailbox??
Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
No, because it is a system mailbox. You need to move it to another database.

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