Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

SBS exchange 16gb limit

Posted on 2006-07-04
5
Medium Priority
?
373 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
I'm having a limit problem with SBS exchange .  I'm assuming this becasue that is the error that pops up in EventViewer after a reboot.

The database "First Storage Group\Mailbox Store (MAIN)" has reached the maximum allowed size. Attempting to unmount the database.

So, I'm happy to delete some information from it to reduce it's size, but I can't.  how do I do this?

I can;t mount it.  When I do it first tells me that it is sucessfully mounted but as soon as I refresh the page it then tells me that Iit is not mounted.  the error then is:

The MAPI call 'OpenMsgStore' failed with the following error:
The attempt to log on to the Microsoft Exchange Server computer has failed.
The MAPI provider failed.
Microsoft Exchange Server Information Store
ID no: 8004011d-0512-00000000

I'm also aware that Exchange std sp2 has a higher limit, but can that apply to SBS exchange?

Running SBS 2003 and associated exchnage software.

0
Comment
Question by:colin911
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 96

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 17037925
Yes, you can apply Exchange SP2 to an SBS server.

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=828070

The article isn't clear, but seems to suggest you can just install SP2 - but I would suggest using Method 2 first, then once you've removed some of the data, apply the service pack.  Note that the default db limit with the service pack is 18GB but can be extended to up to 75 GB.

References:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=912375&SD=tech
http://www.petri.co.il/change_store_size_limits_ex2003_sp2.htm
0
 
LVL 96

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 17037944
Link for downloading SP2 for Exchange - note System Requirements includes SBS
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d70097c2-4317-40e0-b7da-feb52c6b6386&DisplayLang=en
0
 

Author Comment

by:colin911
ID: 17038127
leew.  This looks to be a firewall config update. Are you sure thi is what i need?
0
 
LVL 96

Accepted Solution

by:
Lee W, MVP earned 1500 total points
ID: 17038194
Weird - sorry about that... this has a download link: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/downloads/2003/sp2/download.mspx

and note the 5th from last question here:
http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/evaluation/sp2/faq.mspx
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Are you an Exchange administrator employed with an organization? And, have you encountered a corrupt Exchange database due to which you are not able to open its EDB file. This article will explain all the steps to repair corrupt Exchange database.
In this post, I will showcase the steps for how to create groups in Office 365. Office 365 groups allow for ease of flexibility and collaboration between staff members.
This video shows how to quickly and easily deploy an email signature for all users in Office 365 and prevent it from being added to replies and forwards. (the resulting signature is applied on the server level in Exchange Online) The email signat…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Suggested Courses

971 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question