If you want to delete an Exchange mailbox without deleting the user, you can use the Remove-Mailbox cmdlet. This cmdlet deletes the mailbox but preserves the user account.
Disable or Delete a Mailbox in Exchange
Using the Exchange Management Shell
To delete a mailbox in Exchange 2016 without deleting the user, you can use the Remove-Mailbox cmdlet. This cmdlet deletes the mailbox and all of its contents, but it doesn’t delete the user account.
When you delete an Exchange mailbox, the mailbox is permanently deleted and can’t be recovered. The user’s account is also deleted and can’t be recovered. Any data that was in the mailbox is also deleted.
To delete an Exchange mailbox, you need to be a mailbox owner or have been granted Full Access permissions to the mailbox.
To delete a mailbox, open the Exchange Management Console and navigate to Recipients > Mailboxes. In the results pane, select the mailbox you want to delete and then click Delete.
To disable an Exchange mailbox online, you’ll need to log in to the Exchange Admin Center. Once you’re logged in, go to Recipients > Mailboxes. Select the mailbox you want to disable, and then click Disable.
To delete a disconnected mailbox in Exchange 2010, you need to use the Exchange Management Shell.
To delete a mailbox in Exchange 2016, you can use the Remove-Mailbox cmdlet. Before you can delete a mailbox, you need to remove all of the mailbox’s contents and then disable the mailbox.
To remove an arbitration mailbox in Exchange 2016, you need to use the Remove-ArbitrationMailbox cmdlet. You can use the Get-ArbitrationMailbox cmdlet to view the arbitration mailboxes on your server.
To disconnect Outlook from Exchange Server, you need to first open Outlook. Then, go to the File tab and click on Account Settings. From there, select your Exchange account and then click on the Remove button.
To permanently delete emails from Exchange Server, you can use the Remove-Mailbox cmdlet. This cmdlet permanently deletes all messages and attachments from the mailbox.
Disabling an object means that it cannot be used, while removing an object means that it is no longer present.
No, disabling an ad account does not disable an Exchange mailbox. However, disabling an Exchange mailbox will disable the associated ad account.
To remove a remote mailbox, you first need to log into your account on the remote server. Once logged in, you’ll need to locate the mailbox you want to remove and then delete it.