Tag Archives: Exchange 2010

how to move an Exchange 2013 Database

Issue:  You need to move an Exchange 2013 mailbox database to a different path. Background: Exchange 2013 databases can only be moved using the Exchange Management Shell (EMS). Solution: Move the database using the Move-DatabasePath EMS command: 1) Review the names of your databases and copy the name of the database you'd like to move.  You can view your databases by typing get-mailboxdatabase in Exchange Management Shell or under Servers > Databases in Exchange Admin Center 2) Open Exchange Read more [...]

How to create an Archive Database on Exchange 2013 / 2010

Mailbox archives can be stored in any database on the Exchange server.  An 'Archive' Database is just like any other Exchange Database, nothing special.  That said, I advice you create a dedicated Database for the archive and name it something like "Archive 01".  Note: depending on your environment you may opt to store the Archive DB on less expensive storage than your primary production databases. Here is the command to create the Archive Database using Exchange Management Shell: New-MailboxDatabase Read more [...]

Exchange “452 4.3.1 Insufficient system resources” Bounce NDR

Issue: Senders report receiving bounce messages containing "452 4.3.1 Insufficient system resources" Diagnosis: Check the free disk space on your Exchange server disk volumes. The volume where Exchange was installed has likely fallen below the free disk space threshold.  The threshold values depend on your version of exchange and range from 500MB to 4GB depending on the version of Exchange, volume size and the formula's being used. Immediate Solution: Either enlarge your volume, free some Read more [...]

Move Mailbox fails: “MapiExceptionShutoffQuotaExceeded: IExchangeFastTransferEx.TransferBuffer failed”

Issue: When moving a mailbox from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010, you get the following in the application event log: Source: MSExchange Mailbox Replication Event ID: 1100 Level: Error Computer: server.contoso.com Description: Request 'contoso.com/conto/Staff/John Doe' (fc1b0715-8ba0-4633-bb19-e3a2a937bbbc) failed. Error code: -2147467259 MapiExceptionShutoffQuotaExceeded: IExchangeFastTransferEx.TransferBuffer failed (hr=0x80004005, ec=1245) Resolution: -Verify the Checkbox of Doom Read more [...]

How to delete the contents of a mailbox but keep the mailbox

You may find a situation where you need to remove all of the email and content in an Exchange mailbox but retain the mailbox itself. Below are the Exchange Management Shell commands to remove all of the contents of a mailbox: Option 1) Search-Mailbox -Identity "April Stewart" -DeleteContent Option 2) Export-Mailbox -identity "April Stewart" -DeleteContent Your account must be a member of the group: "Mailbox Import Export". To find out what Exchange groups you are in: Get-ManagementRoleAssigment Read more [...]