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.
The process for managing mailbox databases is pretty straightforward. We'll start with creating a new mailbox database:
New-MailboxDatabasecmdlet, as shown in the following example:
New-MailboxDatabase -Name DB4 ` -EdbFilePath E:\Databases\DB4\Database\DB4.edb ` -LogFolderPath E:\Databases\DB4\Logs ` -Server EX01