Mailbox size

I am currently running MS Exchange 2000 Enterprise and I have about 15 users that have mailboxes over 1 GB. Will that cuase a problem since my server locked up and it gave em an error message that the private store had 8mb spcae left . I am not sure about that message. Please advise
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ingeticConnect With a Mentor Commented:
it's a new question, please close this one then add a new question

Is your server directly connected to internet ?
if you have standart edition of ms exchange, the size of bank is limited to 16 Go ...

you can increase temporary to clean the mailboxes manually with :

fmcitseekerAuthor Commented:
I am referring to MS Exchange 2000 Enterprise and mailboxes exceeding 1GB and more
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i have users with more than 2 Gb on exchange 2000 enterprise with no problem ...

can you copy exactly the error message ?
fmcitseekerAuthor Commented:
Event Type:      Information
Event Source:      MSExchangeIS Public Store
Event Category:      General
Event ID:      1221
Date:            6/28/2006
Time:            3:00:25 AM
User:            N/A
Computer:      FMCEXCHANGE2K
The database "First Storage Group\Public Folder Store (FMCEXCHANGE2K)" has 7 megabytes of free space after online defragmentation has terminated.

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it's just a message each night that said you that defragmentation for database is OK , and you have 7 Mb more left after defragmentation...

so no problem.....  all is OK
fmcitseekerAuthor Commented:
well I encountered a problem this morning wich my Exchnage server was unable to send and receive internal/external emails? I did notice that my SMTP protocol ahd different connectors, do you know what the standard connectors are when you use the SMTP protocol. I noticed that there were 2 new connectors that were created this morning, one was a connector and the other one was#$ connector under my SMTP protocol folder. Pkease advise
Please refer the following links below for the details about online maintenance.

Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange 2000 Server information store maintenance and online defragmentation

XADM: Understanding Performance and Scalability Characteristics of Exchange 2000 MDB Online Maintenance

regarding connector make sure which connector is up and running.


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