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Exchange Limit - Warning

Posted on 2011-02-15
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Hi All,

I have a problem. A user receives a limit warning from Exchange 2003. I do not want this warning, however when I look at the users limits, they are all blank, so on the user in AD there is no limit. In Exchange System Mananger the default is also blank.

What triggers this warning? How can I disable that?

Thankx!
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Question by:Agrippa
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by:Loftbug
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How to disable mailbox size limit warning messages on a computer that is running Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange 2000 Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824312
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by:Agrippa
ID: 34895439
Hi Loftbug,

ok, that works, but that creates another problem. Although the messages disappear, the limits still stand. So at the time that a prohibit send / receive occus we will not be notified. We need to kill the actual limits.
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by:Alan Hardisty
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There are two limits set - the default is the store limit and if that is not used, then the personal limit set in ADUC applies.

As you have stated that the ADUC is blank, this means that the default store limit will be in force.

If you want to have no limit - set the user to not use the Default Store limit in ADUC and then set the limits to empty.

For more reading:

http://www.petri.co.il/setting_mailbox_limits.htm
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by:Agrippa
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Please see the JPGs. No limits are set, but still a warning message appears.
userad.jpg
store.jpg
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by:Alan Hardisty
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Have you changed anything recently and have you rebooted the server since changing any settings?
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by:Agrippa
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Nothing has changed recenly, server rebooted yesterday
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by:Alan Hardisty
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How big is the user's mailbox at present that is receiving the warning?
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by:Agrippa
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2GB exactly
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Alan Hardisty earned 500 total points
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Okay - please increase their limit by reading the following article:

http://www.petri.co.il/setting_mailbox_limits_over_2gb.htm
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by:Agrippa
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The solution through the tool in the link worked!

Ik set the limit to 6GB.

Thankx!
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by:Alan Hardisty
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Should keep them happy for a while!

Thanks for the points.

Alan
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