Create user mailbox in Exchange 2016 for existing AD users or new users to send and receive emails. Have a read in the topic Exchange 2016, before you start to create user mailbox in Exchange 2016. In this article, you will learn how to create user mailbox in Exchange 2016.
Create user mailbox in Exchange 2016 with Exchange Admin Center
Log in to the Exchange Admin Center. Click recipients in the feature pane and click the mailboxes tabs. Click the + icon and click User mailbox.
Select Existing user and click Browse to find the user that already is created in Active Directory (AD). If you don’t have the user created in AD, select New user and fill in the fields. This will create a new user in AD including a mailbox.
When you create a new user mailbox in Exchange, you also create the corresponding Active Directory user at the same time. Or, you can create a new mailbox for an existing Active Directory account that doesn’t have an associated mailbox. This is known as mailbox-enabling an existing user.
Select the user and click OK.
Click More options…
If you have more than one database to choose from, click Browse.
In our example, we have two mailbox databases to choose from. We like to create the user mailbox in the DB02 mailbox database. Select the database and click OK.
Do you need to create a mailbox database? Read the article create mailbox database Exchange 2016.
Have a look at the mailboxes list. The user mailbox is created, that’s great.
Add the database column if you like to know which database is configured for each mailbox. Click the More … icon. Click Add/Remove columns.
Check the checkbox DATABASE. Click OK.
Have a look again in the mailboxes list, this time you will see each mailbox configured in which mailbox database.
I hope that this helped you to create a user mailbox in Exchange.
In this article, you learned how to create user mailbox in Exchange 2016. Start your browser and navigate to Exchange Admin Center (EAC). Create a mailbox for an existing user in Active Directory or create a new user including mailbox direct from EAC. If you have more than one mailbox database, you are able to select the mailbox database. More information can be found at Microsoft. Did you enjoy this article? You may also like the article Move mail queue Exchange 2016 to another location. Don’t forget to follow us and share this article.