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Check Exchange 2010 Database information

I have an Exchange 2010 Database named RecoveryDB, I do not know how it got created. I can see the size of it around 90GB.
I would like to see when it got created and what mailboxes and items in it.
Any help will be very much appreciated.

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by:jskfan
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by the way , the database RecoveryDB is dismounted.
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Its a recovery Database and seems someone has restored some data

Get-Mailbox| Get-MailboxDatabase DBName

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I think you will need to mount the database but if its dismounted and you don't have a need for it...delete it :) You can use EMC to check who's mailboxes are in there by mounting it then doing a filter by database in the user management.
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I might need it...how do you check the information I requested
when it got created and what mailboxes and items in it.
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Open DB properties via EMC and you can see when created etc. If DB is not mounted that means it is not in use and can be deleted.
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like i said you will need to mount the database to see what is in it. So mount the database and view it through EMC or use powershell get-mailboxdatabase -identy "databasename" | get-mailbox. and as said before you can view when the database was made by looking at the date on the file.
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This should help you more

http://www.exchangeinbox.com/article.aspx?i=168

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