outlook size limit on distribution list

is there a default size limit on a distribution list in oulook  2007 & if so how do you change  it ?
Is this something on the exchange server side ? servers are exchnage 2003 ?
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jwahexAsked:
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Shreedhar EtteConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi,

Refer this:
You receive a "This distribution list has reached the maximum size for your network e-mail server" error message when you try to add many items to a contact distribution list in Outlook
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/238569

Hope this helps,
Shree
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piattndCommented:
From this link:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/238569

"This is a limitation of distribution lists that are created and stored in a Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox store or in a personal folders (.pst) file. There is no definite limit to the number of contacts that you can add to a distribution list. The exact limit is based on the total file size of the contacts.

If you use only the very basic information for contacts, your distribution list limit may be as many as 125 contacts to 130 contacts. For example, the information for the contacts in a list of this size may include only the name and the e-mail address for each contact. You can create very large distribution lists that contain over a 1,000 contacts. However, these very large lists may not function as expected in Outlook.

For best results, the typical number of contacts that you should add to a distribution list is between 50 contacts and 70 contacts. However, if the contacts contain lots of information, the distribution list limit should be as small as 25 contacts.

Additionally, the distribution list limit is based on the property size limit of the computer that is running Exchange Server. The property size limit for an Exchange server is about 8 kilobytes (KB). The Exchange server stores all contact links in one property store. Therefore, the distribution list limit also depends on the average length of the contact's name and the average size of the entry ID. The size of the entry ID depends on the type of e-mail address and the length of the message. "
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piattndCommented:
Posted the same link I did shree :)
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jwahexAuthor Commented:
then what is the file size limit for a client in pa pst as well as stored in the information store?
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jwahexAuthor Commented:
they say the distribution list is 35kb- the error syas there is not enough memory avalable to open this  on the eexchange server - contact administrator - is there a kb limit ?
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piattndCommented:
Is that the error you are receiving?  When do you receive this error?
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Shreedhar EtteCommented:
Hi,

Does the outlook 2007 has been updated with Service Pack 2? If not updated it.

Post the exact error you are getting.

Hope this helps,
Shree
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jwahexAuthor Commented:
yes client has sp2- when they try to open the dist list it says there is not enough memory on the exchange server.
is ther a 32 kb limit ? yes or no ?
Is the only way around this 2 create multiple dist lists?
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jwahexAuthor Commented:
the error is there in not enough memory available on the exchange server to perform this action
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piattndCommented:
Is the distribution list in your global address list or in a user's local contacts?  Have you checked to make sure all users within the distribution list are valid users?
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jwahexAuthor Commented:
I deleted 2 entries & was able to opne it , thx
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