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Cleaning Up Messages Using the Exchange Mailbox Agent

Message cleanup is performed separately from message archiving.

Mailbox cleanup operations creates stubs for successfully backed up emails.

User Mailbox

Depending on what you configured in the Exchange cleanup policy, you can:

  • Stub, and then delete messages from the Exchange server.
  • Delete messages from the Exchange server without stubbing the messages. This is also known as source pruning.
  • Stub or delete only the messages that include attachments.

Note: Clean up is not supported for public folders.

What is Stubbed

  • Mailboxes
  • Disabled mailboxes
  • Email messages

What is Not Stubbed

  • Non-email messages such as appointments, contacts, and so on
  • Archive mailboxes

Journal Mailbox

If you enabled cleanup in the Exchange journal policy, you can delete the contents of the journal mailbox on the Exchange server.

ContentStore Mailbox

If you enabled cleanup in the Exchange journal policy, you can delete the messages from mailbox on the ContentStore Mail Server (SMTP).

Last modified: 7/18/2019 2:43:08 PM