How to remove the default database in Exchange 2013


When you install a new Exchange server you may want to remove the default database because of different reasons. Even if you moved the mailboxes visible in ECP this error message will probably show up when you try to delete it: “This mailbox database contains one or more mailboxes, mailbox plans, archive mailboxes, public folder mailboxes or arbitration mailboxes, Audit mailboxes.” I will go through how to solve this and remove the default mailbox database in Exchange 2013.

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