Removed Exchange from ADSIEdit now I want to remove Mailbox Database


I had a Windows Exchange 2010 that I was not able to uninstall exchange from it through normal means.  So, I went through ADSIEdit and removed it from there.  When I performed the operation the server was removed from Exchange servers in Management Console.  The issue that I have now is that there is Mailbox database xxxxxxxx that is listed on my Mailbox list that is from the server that I just removed.  When I right click on the database to remove it it says the mailbox server can not be removed:

Microsoft Exchange Error
The mailbox database 'Mailbox Database 0266178728' cannot be deleted.

Mailbox Database 0266178728
The database object 'Mailbox Database 0266178728' in Active Directory has been corrupted and is in an inconsistent state. Unable to find any server hosting a copy of this database."

I want to know is how to remove this orphan mailbox from my database list.

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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Because you have removed the server using ADSIEdit.msc you also need to remove the database from there as well.

- adsiedit.msc
- connect To.. configuration partition
- expand Configuration>Services>Microsoft Exchange>First Organization>Administrative Groups>ExchangeAdministrative>Databases
- you will see all of your databases in there, right click and delete the database that was on the other server you deleted previously


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FundFireAuthor Commented:
Thank you.  It worked perfectly.
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