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restriction for size of internal mails on exchange 2003

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hi experts,

        Is there any way to restrict the size of internal mails. i have exchange 2003 standard edition.
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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.
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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 ??
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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
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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.
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you could make an smtp connector for *@yourdomain.com  to use the exchange server, or put the limitation on the smtp virtual server instead.
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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.
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