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Hi all, Need help my exchange store keeps unmounting, I have increased the 18g size to 75g   in the registery and made sure I had service pack 2 installed.  I also had users create personal folders on their local drives and move some of their big stuff to it. the excat error is as follows: " exchange store 'first storage group\mailbox store(server name) the logical size of this database (the logical size equals the phisical size of the .edb file and the .stm file minus the logical free space in each) is 18 gb. this database has exceeded the size limit of 18gb. this database will be dismounted immediately." Any help would be appericated.
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Sounds like the exchange store hasn't recognised the change you made;
see this article
http://www.petri.co.il/change_store_size_limits_ex2003_sp2.htm
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Hi,
Please redo the changes as per link above and try again. After changes please make sure you reboot the server.
Thanks
Nitin
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by:shawkins331
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Is there a way I can check to see if setting took after a reboot, other than just waiting to see if the store unmounts again?
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by:gupnit
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Well, after a reboot immediately you will come to know :-) !
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by:shawkins331
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ok having a blonde day here, how? I thought I had this fixed on Saturday. So what is it I will see after a rooboot or what do I need to look for? Sorry for being a greenhorne.
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by:gupnit
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If you have set it up right, it will be fine....
Ok another question, this is the only error right...and you ave enough space for Log files, I mean the HDD is not full ...!!
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by:shawkins331
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I havea warning message as well,  The quarantine dircetoy has exceeded a set limit. Limit information:
Quarantine data limits specify not to keep data more than 90m days. currenlty at least one Quarantine item is older than that.
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by:gupnit
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OH that is ok...it is a Warning only...Cheer Up !
Enjoy\
Nitin
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by:shawkins331
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ok have a second warrning" The quarantine directory has exceeded a set limit directory size limit 500 mb current size 2526mb. My boss is going to kill me if I dont get this thing fixed.
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by:RobinHuman
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Clear the quarantine folder
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by:gupnit
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Quarantine....this error is most probably your AV error, like Robin said clear the Folder...
But this will not affect the users, do not worry !
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I just rebooted the server, now I am tryin g to locate the Quarantine folder, seems i have 3
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Ok I have deleted the files in the quarantine folder, will keep you posted as to results.
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by:gupnit
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Sure, have a good time ...!!
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by:shawkins331
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Well it did not work.. Mail store dismounted as usual in 48 hours. Any more sudgestions?
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Try editing the registry key...
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912375
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