Exchange 2013 DB

Mohammed Nadeem 151 Reputation points
2022-08-21T12:53:28.083+00:00

Hi ,

We have 4 exchage server database, we have moved all mailboxes from DB01 to DB02 but still DB01 contents same size.

Can we direct delete DB01 or still this DB will have any important data ?

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  1. Andy David - MVP 140.8K Reputation points MVP
    2022-08-21T13:31:03.837+00:00

    You can if all the mailboxes are moved. Verify the arbitration mailboxes are moved as well:

    get-mailbox -arbitration  
    

    If they are in the old database, move them

    get-mailbox -arbitration | new-moverequest -targetdatabase <NewDB>  
    

    then remove the database with Exchange so it can check for any dependencies, dont just delete the DB

    Remove-MailboxDatabase -Identity MailboxDatabase01  
    

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/exchange/remove-mailboxdatabase?view=exchange-ps

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  1. Mohammed Nadeem 151 Reputation points
    2022-08-22T05:43:38.363+00:00

    Hi,

    Is there any impect of moving arbitration mail box to another database on exchange server while moving it on working hours ?