Individual mailbox size seems too large
Posted on 2007-12-05
We have been having a lot of problems over the past few months regarding the 16gig limit in Exchange which is part of the Server SBS 2000. It was eventually decided that the best way to deal with it was to delete all unnecessary mails. This was thousands in some cases.
The weird thing was that some accounts were reduced by nearly 1gig and others were hardly reduced at all. With these accounts it was decided that only mails within the past 4 months would be kept. After cutting all these back it didnt seem to make much difference at all. Maybe a couple of hundred max.
I went through all the folders and deleted items just to make sure I didnt miss anything and everything looked fine. So why would the mailbox be still so big. They dont really use the Calendar function and the address book would only hold a couple of hundred names max, with only the name and number being entered.
Would you have any idea as to why this would be happening?