Disable user from archiving

I was sent this in response to a gfi archiver user license count...I just don't know how to do it. We're using Windows 2003 Activer Directory and Exchange 2003

'License count is performed by doing an LDAP Query against the active directory that searches out any mail enable user object that has the mail property configured.. For any mailbox the user does not wish to archive, they can disable it from archiving which will in turn lessen the license count to the appropriate number they wish to have archived.'

How do I do this?

bernardbAsked:
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arnoldCommented:
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e_aravindCommented:
IMO, outlook will be doing the "LDAP Query against the active directory" multiple times for configuring the check-name, name-resolutions and few other address-book related activites.

So if you are forcing Outlook not to talk to AD, but only to the Exchange-server...then this will be like restricting the default functionality of the Outlook....

work-around:
You can check with the GFI team for any documented suggestion?
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bernardbAuthor Commented:
e_aravind - This is was GFI's suggestion.
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markpalinuxCommented:


Here are steps from GFI.  In Exchange 2003/Active Directory there is no property to enable/disable archiving as there is no Exchange function for it, you need to execute the steps in the GFI admin console.

Excluding a list of users from archiving
http://support.gfi.com/manuals/en/mar5/mar5manual.1.22.html

What arnold was referring to was an GPO for MS Outlook can be created to disable Outlook's archiving functions which typically has the user create PST files.

Hope this helps.
Thanks,
Mark
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