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Disable "Your mailbox is over its size limit" email on Exchange 2003 SP2

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Is there a way to stop Exchange 2003 SP2 from sending out any "Your mailbox is over its size limit" email. We do not want the email message, as this server is in our Test environment only.

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by:theras2000
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Yes.  You need to modify the settings under the user's AD properties, on their Exchange general tab, then Storage Limits.  See screenshots on this page http://www.msexchange.org/articles-tutorials/exchange-server-2003/management-administration/Set-Size-Limits-Messages.html
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Simply have the Quota removed from Database and Users if any

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by:Panda 5888
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hmm ... the story is like this, I have a Test Exchange 2003 server which contains some test email users.. I want to limit the users to only receive emails and not sent any emails via OWA. So I have set all users mailbox quota to 0 so they cannot send any email. But the problem it is sends out "Your mailbox is over its size limit" email.

If you have another way of doing this ... please share with me .. .thanks.
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by:Dhanukadam
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Hi kindly check the below link we will help you to resolve ur issue....

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2004/04/20/117024.aspx

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by:Dhanukadam
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Hi kindly check the below link this will might be help you to resolve ur issue....

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2004/04/20/117024.aspx

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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Then instead use the Mailsize limit for receiving to 0 instead of playing with Quota

How to Set Message Size Limits in Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2003
http://nickshertzer.com/wordpress/?p=509
Individual Delivery Restrictions
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by:Panda 5888
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Dhananjay .. thanks but not much help
Rancy .. I know about that ... but I cannot set it one by one for several hundred users...
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Panda you can use Admodify.net tool to set all users with that limit ...... let me know if you know how to do this :)

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