Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

restriction for size of internal mails on exchange 2003

Posted on 2008-06-22
6
Medium Priority
?
239 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
hi experts,

        Is there any way to restrict the size of internal mails. i have exchange 2003 standard edition.
0
Comment
Question by:pnpking
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:LegendZM
ID: 21841580
Have you taken a look at: http://www.petri.co.il/setting_size_limits_for_messages.htm
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322679

Let me know if you need any further assistance.
0
 

Author Comment

by:pnpking
ID: 21843429
hi i am new to exchange,
i want that mails going outside my network through exchange should be restricted to 5 mb.
and mails exchanged internally shouldn't be more than 3 mb.

if i set the global setting to 5 mb and smtp vitual server to 3 mb
will it work ??
0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
LegendZM earned 750 total points
ID: 21843858
Outside your network, then set:

The global setting is set to 5 MB.
Because of this setting, users in the Exchange 2003 organization can send/receive messages that are a maximum of 5 MB

Now for internal messages:
" The Exchange SMTP connector is set to 3 MB, and have this connector be for internal mail

Read the example #1 on the KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322679
0
Does Powershell have you tied up in knots?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

 

Author Comment

by:pnpking
ID: 21844007
thanks for the reply.

any idea how to redirect local mails through smtp connector. as far as i know local mail mails are not redirected through smtp connectors.
0
 
LVL 16

Assisted Solution

by:LegendZM
LegendZM earned 750 total points
ID: 21846229
you could make an smtp connector for *@yourdomain.com  to use the exchange server, or put the limitation on the smtp virtual server instead.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:LegendZM
ID: 21846236
er this is 2003, so instead I mean routing group, but I think placing it on the virtual server would work and be less confusing.
0

Featured Post

 [eBook] Windows Nano Server

Download this FREE eBook and learn all you need to get started with Windows Nano Server, including deployment options, remote management
and troubleshooting tips and tricks

Question has a verified solution.

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

After hours on line I found a solution which pointed to the inherited Active Directory permissions . You have to give/allow permissions to the "Exchange trusted subsystem" for the user in the Active Directory...
Want to know how to use Exchange Server Eseutil command? Go through this article as it gives you the know-how.
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…
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.

688 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