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Microsoft Exchange 2013 Cookbook by Peter De Tender, Michael Van Horenbeeck

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Moving mailboxes to another database

Earlier in this chapter we talked about moving databases to another location. Similarly, you can also move mailboxes from one database to another. This is typically something you'd do when a user moves between regions or sites that have their own Exchange Servers. Another use-case for moving mailboxes is to redistribute the load on your databases as not all mailbox databases will grow at the same pace.

Getting ready

To execute the following steps, log in to the EAC or launch the Exchange Management Shell.

How to do it...

This section explains how to move mailboxes.

Moving mailboxes using migration batches

The following command will move a batch of users, specified in a file called users.csv, to database MDB01:

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