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How can I re-enable an exchange account is the Exchange Management Console

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Good morning experts,

I need your help badly. how do I re-enable an exchange mailbox in the Exchange Management Console. I meant to disable the active directory account, but mistakenly disabled the email account. Heeeeeelppp.


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Question by:BLACK THANOS
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Does the AD account still exist?
If so you can see the mailbox with this command:

Get-MailboxDatabase | Get-MailboxStatistics | where {$_.DisconnectReason -ne $null} | ft

Then reconnect it with this command:

Connect-Mailbox -Identity "John Smith" -Database "Mailbox Database " -User John.Smith

Monitor the request with

get-mailboxrestorerequest

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If the AD account is still there you can also go to disconnected mailbox folder and reconnect the mailbox account (same as above without having to do the EMS stuff).
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I like my answers simple and sweet. That did the trick.
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