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how to increase mail box size more than 3 GB in exchange 2003

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How can we increase mail box size more than 2 gb in exchange 2003 enterprise. By default max size of  Indiviual mail box that can be set is 2097151KB. How can i increase this size limit for individual and for a storage group.

Please help me out in this regards
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The mailbox limits are actually Active Directory attributes.......
Download Windows 2003 Server (SP2) support tools ..http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=96a35011-fd83-419d-939b-9a772ea2df90
Download both the files ..support.cab & support.msi on the desktop location
Double click support.msi & install the Windows support tools
Open Adsiedit.msc from the Run command, and expand your domain container.
Expand the domain tree and browse to the required user object.
Right click the user object and select Properties.
Add the values for these attributes..MDBStorageQuota which will Issue Warning
MDBOverQuotaLimit  which will prohibit Senf
MDBOverHardQuotaLimit  which will Prohibit Send and Receive



 
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This one worked for me!
I tried the above link before and was missing the attributes in adsiedit.
http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/w2k3/utilities/admodify.htm 
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It worked perfectly....
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The solution worked fine.
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