Adding, modifying, and removing mailboxes

One of the most common tasks performed within the Exchange Management Shell is mailbox management. In this recipe, we'll take a look at the command syntax required to create, update, and remove mailboxes from your Exchange organization. The concepts outlined in this recipe can be used to perform basic day-to-day tasks and will be useful for more advanced scenarios such as creating mailboxes in bulk.

How to do it...

  1. Let's start off by creating a mailbox-enabled Active Directory user account. To do this, we can use the New-Mailbox cmdlet as shown in the following example:
    $password = ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText P@ssw0rd -Force
    New-Mailbox -UserPrincipalName `
    -Alias dave `
    -Database ...

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