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Exchange Database Limit warning not being sent

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I want to send warning messages out to our users when their mailbox reaches certain size. I set the database Limit to issue a warning at 5000 MB.

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The problem is that mailbox users who have a mailbox size are not being sent any emails. The schedule is set to send Thursday and Friday at 4-4:30PM for testing purposes.

I am not interested in configuring prohibit send.
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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This is close to 4.7GB is the user mailbox that huge ?
Is teh User mailbox set to see at Store default on the Quota settings ?

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by:schilste
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Yes the users mailbox is 6 GB and the users mailbox is set to use mailbox database defaults.User storage
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Perfect so surely once he hits above 4.7 or 5000MB he will get the warning not everyday or when scheduled

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Rajkumar-MCITP earned 500 total points
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Please have a look on the Issue Warning Message behavior in Exchange 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2480474

and to resolve the above link will help you
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by:schilste
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Thank you.

The link shows this applies to SP1. We are on SP2 RU3. Does it still apply?

Do you believe the registry change will allow us to send limit warnings without setting up send restrictions?
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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You can give it a try but just for your info "Restart the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service" as per Article

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by:schilste
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I will try today.
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by:schilste
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This solves the main issue. It is still buggy, however.
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