Question:How To Delete A User Mailbox Only In Exchange Server 2010

Answer: In Exchange Server 2010 we can either delete a user mailbox or delete a user account with his mailbox.

In this article I’ll show you how to remove a user mailbox only and how to remove a user account with his mailbox.

To remove \ Delete a user mailbox only follow the steps below:

Open EMC -> Recipient Configuration -> Mailbox.

Search for the user account and Right click on the account and select Disable.

The disable account option will only delete the user mailbox.

If you want you can also use the disable-mailbox cmdlet.

Disable-mailbox

To permanently delete User account and mailbox follow the steps below:

Open EMC -> Recipient Configuration -> Mailbox.

Search for the user account and Right click on the account and select Remove.

This will delete the mailbox and the user account from Active Direcrory.

You can also use the CLI to do so by using the following cmdlet:

Remove-mailbox

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