- You have a mailbox database that contains many mailboxes in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 environment.
- The mailbox server that hosts the database is offline.
- You run the Set-Mailbox cmdlet to configure the mailboxes in the mailbox database on a different mailbox server.
For example, you run the following cmdlet to configure the database GUID for all 100 mailboxes in a mailbox database on an Exchange Server 2010 mailbox server:
It may take 45 minutes to complete the configuration if the mailbox server is offline. However, it takes only 15 to 20 seconds to complete the configuration if the mailbox server is online.
Article ID: 2705555 - Last Review: May 29, 2012 - Revision: 1