Find And Move Discovery Mailboxes Exchange Server

This article will show you how to how to find and move discovery mailboxes In Exchange Server 2010, 2013 and 2016.

Discovery mailboxes are used to store metadata Information generated from eDiscovery searches.

Find Discovery Mailboxes

To find them type:

Get-Mailbox –RecipientTypeDetails DiscoveryMailbox | Format-Table Name, Database

Find Arbitration Mailboxes

To find arbitration mailboxes type.

Get-Mailbox –Arbitration

To move Arbitration mailboxes to another database type the cmdlet below:

Get-Mailbox -Arbitration | New-MoveRequest -TargetDatabase db01

Move Discovery Mailboxes

To move Discovery mailboxes to another mailbox database type:

Get-Mailbox -RecipientTypeDetails DiscoveryMailbox | New-MoveRequest -TargetDatabase db01