Exchange 2016: Installation and Configuration

Administration - add a mailbox - example 2

In this example, we will add a new user mailbox, directly creating the user using the ECP interface of Exchange 2016. This mailbox will be assigned to the database created in the previous point.

1. From the user interface, go to the mailboxes list, click on the + 1 and then on User mailboxes 2 .

Add mailbox

2. Enter the user alias 1 and select New user 2 . Enter Active Directory account information 3 then click More options 4 .

3. Click the Browse 1 button in the Mailbox Database option.

More options

4. Choose the database 1 for the assignment of the mailbox and click OK 2 .

Select database

5. Click Save 1 to create the user in AD and the mailbox.


6. The user and the mailbox are created.

The following points are optional, I will explain how to display the database where the mailbox is located.

Customize the display of mailboxes

1. On the mailboxes page, click … 1 and then click Add / Remove columns 2 .

2. Check DATABASE 1 and click OK 2 .

Show database

3. The database is now visible for each mailbox.

Database in mailbox list