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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Cookbook - Third Edition by Mike Pfeiffer, Jonas Andersson

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Managing the mailbox databases

The Exchange Management Shell provides a set of cmdlets for mailbox database management. In this recipe, we will take a look at how you can use these cmdlets to create, change, or delete mailbox databases. We will also take a look at how the automatic mailbox distribution works.

How to do it...

The process for managing mailbox databases is pretty straightforward. We'll start with creating a new mailbox database:

  1. To create a mailbox database, use the New-MailboxDatabase cmdlet, as shown in the following example:
    New-MailboxDatabase -Name DB4 `
    -EdbFilePath E:\Databases\DB4\Database\DB4.edb `
    -LogFolderPath E:\Databases\DB4\Logs `
    -Server EX01
    
  2. You can mount the database after it has been created using the Mount-Database ...

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