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Im having a problem Setting the mailbox limits for a database.

I use the folowing script


Get-MailboxDatabase "DATABASE" | Set-MailboxDatabase -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota "unlimited" -ProhibitSendQuota 2048MB -IssueWarningQuota 1843MB

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and then run the folowing to get a report

Get-mailboxdatabase -identity "DATABASE" | get-mailbox | foreach {

$MailboxInfo = Get-Mailbox -identity $_.displayName
$MailboxStat = Get-MailboxStatistics -identity $_.displayName

Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty UseDefault $MailboxInfo.UseDatabaseQuotaDefaults
Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty WarningQuota $MailboxInfo.IssueWarningQuota
Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty SendQuota $MailboxInfo.ProhibitSendQuota
Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty SendRecieveQutoa $MailboxInfo.ProhibitSendReceiveQuota

Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty QuotaStatus $MailboxStat.StorageLimitStatus
Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty TotalItems $MailboxStat.ItemCount
Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty TotalSizeMB $MailboxStat.TotalItemSize.Value.ToMB()
Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty DeleteItems $MailboxStat.DeletedItemCount
Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty DeletedSizeMB $MailboxStat.TotalDeletedItemSize.Value.ToMB() -PassThru
Add-Member -InputObject $_ noteProperty MailboxDatabase $MailboxStat.database

} | Export-Csv -Path "D:\DATABASE.csv"

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and the results show that the "WarningQuota" "SendQuota" and "SendRecieveQutoa" havent changed, i would expect them all to be set as the first script.

Am i doing something wrong or is it that damn gnome in the server!
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Busbar

8/22/2022 - Mon
James

Restart the services for Exchange.
The Kirschi

Try

"Set-MailboxDatabase "<servername>\DATABASE" -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota "unlimited" -ProhibitSendQuota 2048MB -IssueWarningQuota 1843MB"
Busbar

you are setting the levels on the DB not the mailboxes so mailboxes limits will not change and when calculated it will be based on the DB where they are located.
so this is correct
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Wean

Thanks for all your help The_Kirschi and JBond2010 and busbar.

busbar, that sound's like the problem. Im going to give it a go now.
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Wean

How do i modify the script below to change the

I tried to combine the two together to update for each mailbox in a database but i think im horrible wrong.

Get-mailboxdatabase -identity "DATABASE" | get-mailbox | foreach { Set-MailboxDatabase -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota "unlimited" -ProhibitSendQuota 2048MB -IssueWarningQuota 1843MB }

Am I on the right path or far off?

JuusoConnecta

Get-mailboxdatabase -identity "DATABASE" | set-mailbox | foreach { Set-MailboxDatabase -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota "unlimited" -ProhibitSendQuota 2048MB -IssueWarningQuota 1843MB }

after piping change the "get-mailbox" to "set-mailbox"
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