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Hi all

How do I fix the Legacy mailbox type in exchange 2013, our exchange 2003 server broken down a month ago, and recently we had installed exchange 2013, and found out that all the user mailbox type are legacy, how do I make the legacy mailbox type back to normal ? I have tried to new a mailbox and choose exist user, I was able to recovered some of the mail account, but still was not able to find it, any ways that I can fix this problem , thx

Keith
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by:David Carr
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You can use the following  command from the Exchange Management Shelll to test one and see if it works

Set-Mailbox alias -ApplyMandatoryProperties

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To change all of them use the following command from Exchange Management Shell

Get-Mailbox -ResultSize unlimited  -Filter { RecipientTypeDetails -eq “LegacyMailbox” } | Set-Mailbox -ApplyMandatoryProperties

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Hi

after put in below, i received below (see attached screenshot)


Set-Mailbox alias -ApplyMandatoryProperties

exchange
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i have tried to remove the legacy mailbox, but also the domain user account also will removed, i would like to keep the domain user account and remove the mailbox, is it possible to do that ?
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You cannot remove the mailbox without removing the domain account. You can try disabling the mailbox but I am not sure how that will help you.

Have the mailboxes been moved to an Exchange 2013 Server?
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i found that i can disabled the mailbox and create new and link the exsiting user account, its fixed, thx !
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