Running an Exchange Mailbox Archiving Job

Typically, archiving jobs are run according to the schedule defined in the server plan. This procedure describes the general steps for running an archiving job on-demand.


Remember: The archiving job protects data. Messages are not stubbed during an archiving job. If you configured stubbing in the plan, then messages are stubbed when you run a cleanup job.


  1. In the navigation pane, expand Solutions > Applications > Exchange, and then click the Exchange Journaling.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • To archive the App, click Archive in the Actions column.

    • To archive a mailboxes selectively, click on the App and select Mailboxes from the mailboxes list, in the upper-right corner, click Run Jobs and then click Archive.

    • To archive all mailboxes that belong to an AD group or database, click on the App and select the AD groups or databases from the Auto Discover Associations list, on the upper-right corner,click on Run Jobs and then click Archive.

    The archive job starts running immediately.