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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 PowerShell Cookbook - Second Edition by Mike Pfeiffer, Jonas Andersson

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Chapter 6. Mailbox Database Management

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Managing the mailbox databases
  • Moving databases and logs to another location
  • Configuring the mailbox database limits
  • Reporting on mailbox database size
  • Finding the total number of mailboxes in a database
  • Determining the average mailbox size per database
  • Reporting on the database backup status
  • Restoring data from a recovery database

Introduction

In this chapter, we will focus on several scenarios in which PowerShell scripting can be used to increase your efficiency when managing databases, which are the most critical resources in your Exchange environment. We will look at how you can add and remove mailbox databases, configure database settings, generate advanced reports on database statistics, ...

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