Access Exchange mailbox of disabled AD user via OWA

Heloo,

can I disable user in AD, but access it's mailbox via OWA?

or it can I see it's e-mail only if I give myself Full Access Rights on his mailbox and view e-mails in Outlook?
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Dariusz TykaICT Infrastructure Specialist Senior Commented:
If you disable user account in AD then you can't login to its mailbox using OWA and his/her credentials. But you can grant full mailbox access to another user and then connect this mailbox as additional mailbox. In this case the (source) user account can be disabled.

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Valentina PerezExchange ServersCommented:
Hi,

I think the same as Dariusz. If you disable AD account, the mailbox cannot log in. If you want to have a mailbox, it will created a new user in Active Directory too.

Regards
Valentina
Md. MojahidCommented:
No you cant done....
Valentina PerezExchange ServersCommented:
No more replies from the author, the issue seems to be solved
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