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Exchange Message Limits

I'm having an problem figuring out why certian messages can not be received.  I have a message that a user is trying to get which is 16 MB in size.  On my exchange server I have set through the global settings --> Message Deliver --> defualts tab the sizes set to sending messgae 15360 KB, Receiving message no lmit, and recipient limit 5000.  I check the message tracking and an NDR is produced when sent to the user.  I tried sending the same mesge to myself as well same result even though in my user property I have the maxium allowable size possible for all categorie for my mailbox limits.
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MrLonandBCommented:
Look in the SMTP VS properties > Message tab...and see what the limits are.
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MrLonandBCommented:
If unfamiliar with the SMTP Virtual Server, in Exchange System Manager, drill-down to: Administrative Groups > Server > First Storage Group > Protocols > SMTP. There you will find the Default SMTP Virtual Server. Go to the properties of it and look for the size limit as indicated earlier.
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mgonulluCommented:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/298572/en-us do you think this is the problem
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
If I'm reading this correctly it appears then that the lower limit sent in either the sending or reciving limit applies to both.

If this is the case then you really can't have different sending a receiving limits without considering the lower limit applies to both.

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mgonulluCommented:
This what I also understood.
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
Is there a time period from when I change the limits before they take effect?
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
Here's another strange fact our content analysis server classifies the message as 18 MB.  I release the mail and receive it in my Outlook mail and it originaly shows as 18 MB.  A few seconds later it displays a size of 13 MB.  Any idea why this would happen.
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mgonulluCommented:
Did you restarted the server?
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
Does it need to be restarted?
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mgonulluCommented:
For sure man
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gupnitCommented:
Restart Services, server not needed to be restarted !
Cheers
Nitin
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
Which exchange services?  
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mgonulluCommented:
Goto Control Panel, -> Administrative tools,-> Services
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
What I meant was do all the services need to be restrated or just the information store.
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gupnitCommented:
Info Store and Sys Attendant
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
I give this a try after hours.
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
Here's the problem I'm seeing.  I release the message form my contnet filtering server which sends it to exchange and I receive the message.  I delete the message form my Outlook.  I then attempt to release the message again form the content server and can't receive it.  I can however forward it multiple times.  Is there anything in exchange that would prevent this?
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
I talked with the vendor and apprently since when the message is released a second time it has the same message ID and exchange knows it has already received it wheras with forwarding the message id has changed.  Do you think this is a function of the mimesweeper content filterting software or exchange that causes this?
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gupnitCommented:
This would not be Exchange, it would be Minesweeper.

 
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
It does appear that the most restrictive limit applies to both sending and receiving which is odd.

The last oddity is when I receive a message that the size initila comes into Outlook as 18 MB.  About 30-120 seconds later the size dispalyed changes to 13 MB.  What is the cause of this sinc ethe siz e of the message clearly is 18MB or I wouldn't have had to change my limits in exchnage.
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georgedschneiderAuthor Commented:
What is the difference between the setting in the global settings and those in the virtual server ettings?
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gupnitCommented:
Outlook issue, I am not sure, never even heard it too.!
Global Settings apply to all Mesaging in the Organization, Virtual Server would be for all External in/out
Cheers
Nitin
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