Offline Defrag Exchange 2007/2010

If you have recently deleted any large mailboxes from said database store run this command

To clean up the mailbox database you need to run the clean-mailboxdatabase command.

clean-mailboxdatabase -identity “Mailbox Database”

To check how much white space you have on your databases you have to run the following command

Get-MailboxDatabase -Status | Sort-Object DatabaseSize -Descending | Format-Table Name, DatabaseSize, AvailableNewMailboxSpace

To perform the offline defrag use the following command

eseutil /d /p “D:\Exchangedata\Mdbdata\priv1.edb” /t”D:\Exchangedata\Mdbdata\tempdb.edb”

Replace the first part with the Database store you are doing the offline defrag on.

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