troubleshooting Question

Outlook 2003 archive.pst file is too big

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I've seen a few solutions on EE for this issue - a user's archive.pst folder has gotten so large it's causing issues.  Here's what I think the easiest solution is & wanted to make sure I'm right before I did it.

All users access Outlook through an RDP session.  The archive file for each user is on a shared network drive. Ex.  U:\USER\Outlook\archive.pst

To make this simple, can I just rename the existing archive to archiveOLD.pst and then create a archiveNEW.pst file for moving forward.  So, autoarchive in Outlook would then be directed to U:\USER\Outlook\archiveNEW.pst instead of the former archive.pst file, renamed as archiveOLD.pst?

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