Export and remove mailbox content in Exchange 2010

Is it possible to export the mail to a pst and remove the content  in Exchange 2010 within a single step ?

New-MailboxExportRequest -Mailbox <user> -FilePath \\<server FQDN>\<shared folder name>\<PST name>.pst

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Costas GeorgiouNetwork AdministratorCommented:
i have done this by exporting emails first and then deleting the mailbox and recreate a new one with the same name.
Which in effect will have the same result.
AXISHKAuthor Commented:
Want to look for a powershell solution, as I have over a hundred of disable mailbox that need to clean up in the server,


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New-MailboxExportRequest -Mailbox AylaKol -FilePath \\MBX-01\PSTFileShare\Ayla_Recovered.pst
Remove-MailboxExportRequest -Identity "Ayla\MailboxExport"
Remove-Mailbox -Identity contoso\AylaKol

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You may or may not need a pause before the Remove-MailboxRequest is executed to give the export time to complete
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