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Exchange 2013 Cannot delete administrator mailbox, corrupted

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Hello,

I want to delete the administrator mailbox because i want to delete the database, because I want to remove the entire exchange server.
Below is the output of Get-Mailbox in powershell

Please advise,
Thanks



[PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-Mailbox

Name                      Alias                ServerName       ProhibitSendQuota
----                      -----                ----------       -----------------
Administrator             Administrator        abc-srv-ex01     Unlimited
WARNING: The object abc.local/Users/Administrator has been corrupted, and it's in an inconsistent state. The following
validation errors happened:
WARNING: Database is mandatory on UserMailbox.
WARNING: Database is mandatory on UserMailbox.
DiscoverySearchMailbox... DiscoverySearchMa... abc-srv-ex01     50 GB (53,687,091,200 bytes)
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Mahesh earned 600 total points
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This happens when some of the AD attributes on the user are missing

This can be resolved by using disable-mailbox command in Exchange Management Shell

The reboot the server, then try to delete once again

Alternatively, you can move that mailbox to another database on another server


Mahesh
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It did not worked to delete from web interface.
It worked from powershell with disable-mailbox.
Thanks for the tip
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