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Move the organization mailbox to a mailbox database on a server intended to be designated as OAB Generation server.Example: DB1 is a single copy database present on the server Exch1 and hosts the organization mailbox. The following command can be used to move the organization mailbox to DB2 and make Exch2 the OAB generation server.Example: DB1 hosts the Organization Mailbox and has copies on servers Exch1 and Exch2. The following command can be used to activate DB1 on Exch2 and therefore make it the OAB generation server: Move-Active Mailbox Database DB1 -Activate On Server Exch2 Note: Review guidelines mentioned in “Placement of Organization Mailbox” below before changing the OAB Generation server.Administrators can create additional Organization Mailboxes for fault tolerance or for serving users in a geographically disbursed Exchange deployment.You might see a “Schedule” defined when viewing properties of Exchange 2013 OAB.But, the Exchange Server 2013 OAB generation take place according to the “Schedule” defined on OAB properties: Instead, Exchange Server 2013 OAB Generation takes place according to OABGenerator Work Cycle and OABGenerator Work Cycle Checkpoint properties configured at the Mailbox Server.Get-Mailbox -Arbitration -database db1| where | New-Move Request -Target Database db2 This method is more suited for environments that have single copy of mailbox database hosting the Organization Mailbox.
Additionally, the new Exchange Admin Center does not currently have options for managing OABs.Example: The Exchange Server 2013 OAB generation can be forced to start immediately by two methods.Below command will force OAB generation of an OAB named "Default Offline Address Book" across all organization mailboxes.Restarting this service generates all OAB’s defined in the environment on a specific mailbox server, if it’s hosting an active organization mailbox.Exchange Server 2013 CAS role proxies the OAB download request to a “nearest” mailbox server hosting an active Organization Mailbox.
Command to enable View Entire Forest: Set-ADServer Settings -View Entire Forest $true Creating a new OAB in Exchange 2013 no longer uses the -Server parameter.