Remove dismount Database from Exchange 2010

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If I remove a dismount Database from Exchange 2010, I remove edb physical from the disk or just from Exchange 2010
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Adam FarageSr. Enterprise Architect
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If you remove a dismounted, EMPTY (meaning no mailboxes have the homeMDB value pointed there) database then it just removes the logical connection between AD and Exchange (e.g: removing the database attributes and database from active directory). You still need to clean up the physical .edb and .log files.

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Adam what you mean when you said "clean up the physical .edb and .log files"
Adam FarageSr. Enterprise Architect
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When you go into Exchange Management Console, or delete a database from Exchange Management Shell the database is logically deleted from Active Directory. You would have to go out and delete the database file (.edb) and the log files (.log, .chk, ect) from the physical disks.
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EDB file will not be remove until it isn't physically deleted.

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