Configuring Information Stores

Add a Mailbox Store

The mailbox store is a storage device for a server's mailboxes. Exchange supports multiple mailbox stores for each server. Each mailbox store is contained in a storage group.

The only properties required to add a mailbox store are a name and a default public folder store.

To add a mailbox store:

  1. Start System Manager
    On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click System Manager.
  2. Open the Servers container in the console tree.

    System Manager

    1. Administrative Group or Organization
    2. Servers
  3. Click the server to which you want to add the mailbox store.
  4. Right-click the storage group container to which you want to add the mailbox store, point to New, and then click Mailbox Store.
  5. On the General tab, set the following properties:

Related Topics

Set Mailbox Properties Mount an Information Store