Where the he11 is my mailbox? :)

Exchange 2013.  We had a user leave.  The over zealous IT staff disabled the user in AD and disabled the mailbox.  Then she built an Alias for an existing user so mail bound for the disabled user would go to the new user.  

THEN she re-enabled the terminated user in AD and changed the password.

So, I want to attach the disabled mailbox to temp account, but, the disabled mailbox isn't showing in the disabled list yet.

All of this happened today.

How long before the disabled mailbox will show in the disabled mailbox list?  It's not showing yet.


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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
If you cannot see the disabled mailbox then use the Update-StoreMailboxState cmdlet, against the mailbox database in your Exchange environment. This would be equivalent to clean-mailboxdatabase in earlier versions of Exchange.


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crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
or, can I wait?  I DESPISE powershell and if it will update in a few hours, I'm good waiting.

and it looks like this is a 2016 command only
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
No, this is in fact a 2013 cmdlet as well. This replaced the Clean-MailboxDatabase cmdlet in Exchange 2013.

Just open the EMS and check. You should be able to run Update-Store (press tab to complete) and it will find the cmdlet.

crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
And there it is.  Once again Will....you da man for lazy peeps like me!  :)  Thanks buddy!
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