Solved

Exchange 2003 Message Size Limits

Posted on 2006-11-14
4
186 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
Current message size configuration for Exchange 2003:

Global settings: 25MB
SMTP connector: 10MB

This achieves our main objective of allowing up to 25MB internally, but only 10MB outbound to Internet addresses. (Don't ask why we just can't set everything at 10MB!)

However, we have the additional requirement that a couple of select users need to send attachments larger than 10MB to Internet addresses. (I know they may not go through anyway at that size, but this is the business requirement.) I was hoping to use the per-user settings, but have discovered it only overrides the Global settings, not the SMTP connector.

Is there anyway around this?
0
Comment
Question by:jonmedd
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:simonpainter
Comment Utility
You may, if you wish, set up another smtp connector allowing higher limits for a defined address space.
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:ikm7176
Comment Utility
somebody came up with the same question today, see the suggestions

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Email_Groupware/Exchange_Server/Q_22059555.html
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:jonmedd
Comment Utility
simonpainter:

Thanks for that response, its an idea we'd considered, but still leaves us a bit short of the ideal objective to have only certain users being able to send +10MB attachments.

ikm7176:

Thanks for the link, but it doesn't solve the problem because the internal limit is greater than the SMTP limit. The linked example are looking for SMTP greater than the default.

Any other suggestions?
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
simonpainter earned 100 total points
Comment Utility
Use group membership to control who can send mail through the smtp connectors.
0

Featured Post

Why do Marketing keep bothering you?

Is your marketing department constantly asking for new email signature updates? Are they requesting a different design for every department? Do they need yet another banner added? Don’t let it get you down! There is an easy way to manage all of these requests...

Join & Write a Comment

We are happy to announce a brand new addition to our line of acclaimed email signature management products – CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365.
Not sure what the best email signature size is? Are you worried about email signature image size? Follow this best practice guide.
In this video we show how to create a Distribution Group in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >>…
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…

771 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now