How to recover a deleted Mailbox from Exchange Server
When a mailbox is deleted accidentally in an Exchange server it keeps the mailbox in the mailbox database and in a disabled state The corresponding Active Directory user account is also removed The mailbox will be in that state until its retention period expiry By default it is 30 days Beyond that the mailbox will be deleted permanentlyThe retention policy for the deleted mailbox can be verified by following steps1Go to Exchange Management ConsoleEMC2Expand Microsoft Exchange OnPremises in the navigation pane3Expand Organization Configuration4Select Mailbox for which you wish to check the retention policy5Choose the Database Management tab in the Mailbox pane6Right click on Mailbox Database that you wish to check7Choose Properties and click on Limits Tab8Check the retention settings and adjust as your needConnect a deleted Exchange mailbox to a user account using Exchange Admin CenterYou need to follow below steps to connect a deleted Exchange mailbox to a user account using Exchange Admin CenterIn the EAC 1Navigate Recipients and then Mailboxes2Click on More and click Connect a mailboxA list will be displayed which contains disconnected mailboxes3Select the deleted mailbox that you wish to connect to a user and click Connect4Click Yes to confirm the popup5Select the user that you wish to connect the deleted mailbox to and click OKEdbMails to recover a deleted Exchange Mailbox EdbMails Exchange server recovery tool is the best third party solution running in the market which recovers all the deleted mailboxes from your Exchange server1Repairs corrupted damaged Exchange database files2Perfect recovery of deleted mailboxes3Unlimited mailboxes recovery export and migration4High performance of recovery process5Recovery export and migration of Exchange mailboxes of any size6Recovers all the mailbox items like Emails Calendars Contacts Journals and Tasks etc7Recovers single or multiple attachments8Maintaining the original folder structure after the recovery operation9Supports Private as well as Public folders recovery10Support for almost all the latest Exchange server versions11Support for all Windows server and client versions12No dependency on any Exchange Server services or Active directory log filesSteps to recover a deleted Exchange mailbox and to convert it to PSTusing EdbMails8Login to EdbMails application using proper credentials 9Select urlhttpswwwedbmailscompagesedbtopstconverterhtmlEDB to PSTurl EDB to Office 365 and Exchange option10Click on Browse for EDB to browse the EDB file that you wish to recover Now Recovery operation will start 11All the recovered mailboxes will be loaded To view the deleted mailbox items click on Show All the folders option and expand Recoverable Items and Deletions12Click on any folder to preview all items Select the folder that you wish to export click on Export Outlook PST Option Alternatively you can right click on folder and Click Export Selected MailboxesFolders to PST 1Set Action as Export for the folders that you wish to Export and Click the Continue button 2Select the location to store the PST file 3Export operation progress window will open with total items exported count On successful completion of export operation message will be displayedTo view the export operation details click on View Log Then you can open the PST file using MS outlook.
Sometimes users may go behind the conversion of EDB file to PST file to access Exchange server emails on MS Outlook Platform. MS Outlook is strange to EDB format. To handle such scenarios you need to convert EDB to PST. You can’t import the EDB files to Outlook directly.
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