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)EE Solution Guide - Technical Dept 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.
Export
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Export-or-backup-email-contacts-and-calendar-to-an-Outlook-pst-file-14252b52-3075-4e9b-be4e-ff9ef1068f91


Connect the PST

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Open-change-or-close-Outlook-data-files-4ca341f6-a611-4a0b-aca6-fe68c215c145


Read this to understand about MAPI

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124497(v=exchg.150).aspx

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

Thanks
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