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Exchange 2010 / Outlook 2010 - Mailbox Size Limits

I thought Exchange 2010/Office2010 did not limit mailbox size to 2GB, however the Office 2010 mailbox data shows a limit of 2GB for each user.

Looking at  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/832925 it appears it depends on mail box format

How do I convert the mailboxes to accept more than 2GB of data?
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project Lead
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Outlook doesnt has the limit ... mailbox limit is imposed on the server.

- Rancy
Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project Lead
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So do you mean that mailbox cannot accept  more than 2GB they get some warning Mailbox is full or something ?

On Exchange EMC go to user Properties -> Mailbox Settings -> Storage Quota .... whats the data set for "Issue warning at, Prohibit Send at and Prohibit Send and Receive at" ?

- Rancy
AlisanneLead Condultant

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Here is a screen shot..

User  Mailbos is set to  1948 / 2048 / 2048 - so obviously the problem...

But I thought i had globally overwritten...
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AlisanneLead Condultant

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So I changed it at the user mailbox levelclosed / oped poutlook, and still says 2GB limit
AlisanneLead Condultant

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Looking at this article it seems to indicate that depending on mailbox format, there is a 2gb limit.
Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project Lead
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If the limit is setto user it takes presendence over GLobal settings :) it works in the different direction.

- Rancy
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Check your mailbox database limits. in EMC, it is under Organization Config->Mailbox. find your data base, right click and properties, should be under the "Limits" tab.
Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project Lead
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So maybe if its by default oon all users they are picking the information from the Mailbox Database .. also as stated above

- Rancy

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