I want to delete 90 days older disconnected mailbox from Exchange 2013 server.

asked 2021-04-15T18:18:35.337+00:00
Sanjay 21 Reputation points

Want to delete 90 days older disabled mailbox from exchange 2013 environment. I know cmd to remove all the disabled mailboxes. but can you advise if any script available to delete 90 days older mailbox not all

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  1. answered 2021-04-16T03:04:26.557+00:00
    Kael Yao-MSFT 21,501 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi @Sanjay

    By default, the retention period of disabled mailboxes on each database in Exchange 2013 is 30 days.
    It means disabled mailboxes which are older than 30 days will be removed automatically.
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    If you have changed the default setting and would like to manually delete the disabled mailboxes which are 90 days older.
    You may use this command to first list all these disable mailboxes:

    Get-MailboxDatabase | foreach {Get-MailboxStatistics -Database $_.DistinguishedName} | where {$_.DisconnectReason -eq "Disabled"} | where {$_.DisconnectDate -le (get-date).adddays(-90)} | fl DisplayName,Database,DisconnectDate  
    

    And run this command to remove the disabled mailboxes:

    Get-MailboxDatabase | foreach {Get-MailboxStatistics -Database $_.DistinguishedName} | where {$_.DisconnectReason -eq "Disabled"} | where {$_.DisconnectDate -le (get-date).adddays(-90)} | ForEach {Remove-StoreMailbox –Database $_.database –identity $_.mailboxguid –MailboxState Disabled}  
    

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