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Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, 2nd Edition by Vladimir Meloski, Byron Wright, Brian Svidergol, Clifton Leonard

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Chapter 14Managing Mailboxes and Mailbox Content

In a small- or medium-sized business, you may be the sole person responsible for all Exchange Server tasks, such as backing up the server, checking the queues, reviewing event logs, and managing mailboxes. In a larger business, you might have a specific task, such as running backups or managing mobile devices.

With any sized business, the common thread for any Exchange Server organization is the day-to-day administrative tasks of mailbox management. The majority of these tasks involve creating mailboxes, moving them to the correct database, setting mailbox properties or ­policies, and managing email addresses. Other types of tasks may include the management of the mailbox content, such as purging the Deleted Items folder, moving content to other folders, or removing content from a user's mailbox.

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN TO:

  • Create and delete user mailboxes
  • Manage mailbox permissions
  • Move mailboxes to another database
  • Perform bulk manipulation of mailbox properties
  • Use Messaging Records Management to manage mailbox content

Managing Mailboxes

This first section on mailbox management tackles the most common tasks: creating, managing, and deleting mailboxes associated with a user account. If you are upgrading from Exchange Server 2007/2010 to Exchange Server 2016, you will immediately notice the absence of the Exchange Management Console and the Exchange Control Panel. Since Exchange Server 2013, all GUI-based management ...

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