Error Removing Exchange 2016 Mailbox Database: The mailbox database contains one or more mailboxes.

You receive the following error when trying to remove an Exchange 2016 Mailbox Database. You have done the following already.

-Move Arbitration mailboxes

-Move User Mailboxes

-Move Monitoring Mailboxes

But yet you still receive the following error.

To resolve this, we also need to move the new AuditLog and the can be done by running the following.

After the move process has been completed, we can then go ahead and remove the Mailbox database by running the following.

And there we go, Mailbox Database successfully removed.



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