Exchange Server 2016

Moving a Default Mailbox Database Path and LogFolderPath to New Location in Exchange Server 2016

In the previous article, I have installed Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 in the default location which is not suitable for production environment. We have to move the database and log files to the new location. In the future, database and logs files will grow and the existing system disks will not sufficient for growing database and log files. Therefore, we have to move it to separate disks. We have to stored databases and log files on separate volume.

Default Mailbox Database Path:
Get-MailboxDatabase | fl Name,EdbFilepath,LogFolderPath

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Rename Default Mailbox Database Name:
Set-MailboxDatabase “Mailbox Database 1807826521” -Name “DB1”

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Move the Default Mailbox Database Path:
Move-DatabasePath -Identity “DB1” -EdbFilePath E:\DB1\DB1.edb -LogFolderPath G:\Logs\DB1

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Verify the Mailbox Database Path and LogFolder Path:

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Summary:

In this article, I have moved the default mailbox database path and logfolderpath to new location in Exchange Server 2016. We have to configure these steps before we create recipients. I hope this article helps.

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