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Removing disconnected mailboxes in Exchange Server 2007

Removing disconnected mailboxes in Exchange Server 2007
Exchange Server 2007 doesn’t allow you to purge the disconnected mailbox and in order to remove single or multiple disconnected mailboxes you can do following:
Get all disconnected mailboxes
Get-MailboxStatistics | where-object { $_.DisconnectDate -ne $null } | Select DisplayName,MailboxGuid
Remove a single disconnected mailbox
Remove-Mailbox -Database <Database-Name> -StoreMailboxIdentity <MailboxGuid> -confirm:$false
Remove all disconnected mailboxes
$users = Get-MailboxStatistics | where-object { $_.DisconnectDate -ne $null } | Select DisplayName,MailboxGuid,Database
Now, all disconnected mailboxes are in a variable and you need to run following cmdlet toremove all of them:
$users | ForEach { Remove-Mailbox -Database $_.Database -StoreMailboxIdentity $_.MailboxGuid -confirm:$false }
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An Exchange 2007 server on which an address list service is active cannot be found

Problem:
An Exchange 2007 server on which an address list service is active cannot be found.

Solution:
START the Microsoft Exchange System Attendant service from Services.msc

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How to configure storage limits for a mailbox

1.Open the Active Directory Users And Computers management console.
2.Select the appropriate user account object.
3.Right-click the user account object, and select Properties from the shortcut menu.
4.Click the Exchange General tab.
5.Click Storage Limits.
6.The Storage Limits dialog box opens.
7.Uncheck the Use Mailbox Store Defaults checkbox so that you can configure your own mailbox storage settings.
•If you want to send a warning to the user when the user’s mailbox reaches the storage limit, enable the Issue Warning At (KB): checkbox and specify the appropriate value.
•If you want force the user to clean up a mailbox that has ignored an issued warning, enable the Prohibit Send At (KB): checkbox and then specify the desired value.
•If you want to force the user to clean up a mailbox in order to receive/send new messages, enable the Prohibit Send And Receive At (KB): checkbox and set the appropriate value for the option.
8.Uncheck the Deleted Item Retention checkbox if you want to define your own Deleted Item Retention settings.
9.Click OK.

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How to setup an email forward Exchange 2007

To setup an email forward for a user within Microsoft Exchange 2007, follow the instructions below:

1) Open Exchange Management Console
2) Expand Recipient Configuration
3) Click Mailbox
4) A list of all mailboxes will be appear in the right hand pane. Right click the mailbox you wish to setup the mail forward on.
5) Click properties
6) Click the mailflow settings tab
7) Double click Delivery Options
8.) Click the check box forward to
9) Browse for the mailbox you wish to forward emails to
10) Click OK to apply settings

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