Managing archive mailboxes

Starting with Exchange 2010, a new personal storage concept was introduced, called an archive mailbox. The idea is that you can give one or more users a secondary mailbox that can be accessed from anywhere, just like their regular mailbox, and it can be used to store older mailbox data, eliminating the need for a PST file. With the release of Exchange 2010 SP1, archive mailboxes can now be located on a database separate from the primary mailbox, allowing administrators to put low-priority, archived mailbox data on an inexpensive lower tier of storage. In this chapter, we'll look at how you can manage archive mailboxes for your users through the Exchange Management Shell.

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