Exchange 2010, Catalogdata folder stayed behind during a Database path move and appears to still be in use -growing in size

I've recently moved a database to a new location.  Removed the copy, took it offline, and used the GUI to move our biggest Database to a newly assigned (SAN Storage) drive,  I then mounted the database and all is well.  I noticed that the folder the DB used to be in is still there in the former location/drive and I can't delete it because it's in use, the CatalogData folder is still inside that folder and it is still being used and growing.   The DB size as it sits in the new location is 265GB, The log file (in the Logs drive) is  8.77GB, the old CatalogData file is 16.5GB, and the new CatalogData folder is 36.5.   I'm lost as to how there are two CatalogData files that appears to be in use.   Can I delete the old one?
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Can you run and post the result for below command:

get-mailboxdatabase -identity dbname | fl
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sugadminAuthor Commented:
[PS] C:\Windows\system32>get-mailboxdatabase -identity Other | fl
Creating a new session for implicit remoting of "Get-MailboxDatabase" command...


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[PS] C:\Windows\system32>
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
I see log folder path is set to:

LogFolderPath                                : L:\Other

Where as EDB path is showing:
EdbFilePath                                  : N:\Other\Other.edb

That's why it is growing. You need to change it to and move it to N drive. It seems you only change db path. You also need to set the log path. You can use EMC or EMS to do it.
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sugadminAuthor Commented:
Correct, So the logs need to be in the same drive as the MDB?    I have 7 other databases that are setup the same exact way but they are not growing as was this database for a very long time.  From what I recall Microsoft recommends you have 3 separate sets of physical disks for your operating system, Exchange databases and transaction logs
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
You need to change log file path also. It won't change automatically, until you set it.
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sugadminAuthor Commented:
Hmm, I'm not sure I'm following.   When I moved the Database path I did not change the Transaction Log path only the Database, they have always been one a separate drives prior to the database move.  The issues I am having is with the CatalogData folder that resides in the same directory at the .edb file (or in this case where the .edb used to reside).  That folder (and the files in side) are growing in the location where the database used to be.
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Ok now I got it. Here what you need to follow:
http://markswinkels.nl/2012/07/how-to-move-catalog-data-in-exchange-2010/
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sugadminAuthor Commented:
Amit, Thanks did the Trick!  

Open the Exchange Management Shell and run the following command:
     Set-MailboxDatabase -Identity databasename -IndexEnabled $false
-Before moving / cleaning the catalog files, stop the service Microsoft Exchange Search Indexer
- Move the catalog files to the new database location or clean them up. ( I moved them to a folder named OLD).
- Start the service Microsoft Exchange Search Indexer
- Open the Exchange Management Shell and run the following command:
Set-MailboxDatabase -Identity databasename -IndexEnabled $true
Exchange started using the CatalogData folder in the new location where the database currently resides.
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