exchange 2007

a user left and I wanted to stop all incoming emails to his mailbox.

if I just disable mapi which is under mailbox features, will email stop

what is meaning of mapi disabled or if I disable mailbox will it be removed from mailbox database in few days
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MAS (MVE)Connect With a Mentor Technical Department HeadCommented:
If you want to stop Incoming emails Then what is the use if keeping the mailbox?
If you just want to see his old emails export all the emails to PST and disable his account. Attach the PST to an outlook profile when required.

Connect the PST

Read this to understand about MAPI

If you disable MAPI user will receive emails bit cannot access mailbox.

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