Increase Storage Limits on Mailboxes in Exchange 2007

I need to increase the storage size for a individual user in my Exchange server. He is getting "Your Mailbox is almost full". Looks like limit is 15122MB. Can someone step me thru this and what would be a safe limit to set to?
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Ernie BeekConnect With a Mentor ExpertCommented:
Go to exchange management console -> recipient configuration -> mailbox and doubleclick the users mailbox.
Then go to mailbox settings -> storage quotas. Here you can set the limits for the individual mailbox.
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Darryl AllenConnect With a Mentor Commented:
On the Echange server you should have AD extentions so you can modify the users profile.  In the properties, go to the "Exchange General" tab and click on the "Storage Limits" button.  Once there, the fields are pretty self explanatory.  I have my users set to Warn at 512000, Stop Sent at 50% more of that, and I never stop send/receive.

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Ernie BeekExpertCommented:
Oh, about the limits. It depends on company policy and ofcourse how many room you have on your server.
Also it might be a way to let user clean up their mailbox ever once in a while or let them move older items to a personal folder or archive. You can always store that on a ( network) drive that is being backed up.
That way the mailboxes won't grow that much and the user will still be able to keep all his/her mail.
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tec1912Author Commented:
It was for only one individual mailbox. Set from 15122MB to 25000MB and with a prohibit send of 35000MB. Thanks for the help.
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Ernie BeekExpertCommented:
You're welcome. Thx for the points.
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loki_lokiCommented:
15Gb seem like a lot for one person but you change the indvidual mailbox limit in exchange management console by double clicking on the users mailbox in recipient configuration.  choose the mailbox settings tab and open the storage quotas.  from there you can set warning, prohibit send and prohibit send and receive.
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