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Distribution Groups - which database?

Distribution Groups - which database?

Distribution Groups - which database?

(OP)
Which database are Distribution Groups stored in? Is there a way to find out per DG?

In EMC under Recipient Configuration/Mailbox you can add a column for 'Database' which shows which database each mailbox is stored but no such option exists in Recipient Configuration/Distribution Group. And the properties of a DG don't give the information either like it does for a mailbox.

Originally I had a single 750GB database which I have now split in to 14 based on groups of users. I have moved all users to the relevant database but I can't delete the original big database if the DGs are in it. I assume they're in that DB as that was the only original DB but how do move it?

On a side note, how can I ensure that there is absolutely nothing left in the original DB before deleting it?

RE: Distribution Groups - which database?

(OP)
After a bit of searching it appears DGs are linked to any particular DB. They're just a 'pointer' in AD.

RE: Distribution Groups - which database?

Yup.

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