How to resize the message limits in Exchange 2010

We need larger size limits 20MB, I changed the size in
Exchange Management Console/Hub Transport/Global Settings/Transport Settings to 20240 KB
But our senders are still getting bounce backs with attached files larger than 5-6mb

any suggestions where to look?
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAsked:
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Olaf De CeusterConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Restart the Exchange information store please.
Olaf
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
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Alan HardistyConnect With a Mentor Co-OwnerCommented:
You also need to change the Receive Connectors (and Send Connectors) and restart the Transport Service.

Alan
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Jeff PerryConnect With a Mentor Windows AdministratorCommented:
Also keep in mind if you use an inbound/outbound smtp gateway/filter you will likely have to adjust the sizes on that as well
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
How do you restart transport service?
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
in services Microsoft Exchange transport?
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
Start> {type} services.msc {press enter}

Look for Microsoft Exchange Transport Service - right-click and choose restart.
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Jeff PerryWindows AdministratorCommented:
start>run>services.msc

Exchange Transport Service
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
I can now send up to 20MB attachements I still cannot receive anything larger than 5-6mb

any suggestions?
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
How many Receive connectors do you have?  Are they all set to 20mb?

Have you got limits set on the relevant Mailbox / Mailbox Database too?

Alan
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
one where are my receive connector?

If I open up Organization Config.-Mailbox-Mailbox databanse I see in Storage Limits: 5mb
I don't think this is the right place i should be checking?
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Jeff PerryWindows AdministratorCommented:
Open PowerShell and enter
Get-ReceiveConnector | Select Name, Identity, MaxMessageSize 

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If the returned value is 5mb then use
Set-ReceiveConnector -Identity <'ReceiveConnector'> -MaxMessageSize <value in MB or Unlimited>

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to change it.
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
I tried by double clicking on c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe
then I typed "Get-ReceiveConnector" but I get a not recognized as the name of a cmdlet message. Please advise
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Jeff PerryWindows AdministratorCommented:
It needs to be issued in exchange powershell.
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
I see an Exchange Management Shell, is that it?
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Jeff PerryWindows AdministratorCommented:
Yes
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
Jeff
Can you clearify?
In the PowerShell I type in: Get-ReceeiveConnector
this lists out Indentity, Binding, and Enabled status

Not sure what do do here?
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Jeff PerryWindows AdministratorCommented:
Typing the command by itself returns the default information you received.

The code I pasted has the command Get-ReceiveConnector with a "|" after it. This symbol is called a pipe.

After the pipe "|" the statement "Select Name, Identity, MaxMessageSize" tells the Get-RecieveConnector command that you want to display the contents of the "Name", "Identity", and "MaxMessageSize" Parameters.

This is done so that it returns the information you need for the second snippet of code, but is only needed if the returned results show you a 5Mb limit is set.
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
Ok
the identity is BAILEY\Default BAILEY

Where am I wormg here

Get-ReceiveConnector | BAILEY, Identify, MaxMessageSize

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Jeff PerryWindows AdministratorCommented:
Get-ReceiveConnector | Select Name, Identity, MaxMessageSize

will return

Name                                      Identity                                          MaxMessageSize
______________                         ________________                               _______________________
BAILEY                                   <receive connector name>           <receive size limit>
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
This is what I see after the Get-ReceiveConnector and not sure what do do next
GRC.pdf
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Jeff PerryWindows AdministratorCommented:
Ok you are showing 4 receive connectors.

You still need to run the entire command as given,

Get-ReceiveConnector | Select Name, Identity, MaxMessageSize

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That will let you positively identify all connectors that need adjusting.

In Exchange Management Console check each connector listed for your environment.

I have attached a picture to help you find them but the consoles may not be alike as I am running 2007 not 2010.Receive Connector ExMC
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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
Hi
Attached is a document written by MVP Tim Barrett that explains all.
No need to reinvent the wheel.
You can also find it on his website:http://www.nogeekleftbehind.com/2011/12/09/show-exchange-message-size-limits-in-sbs-20082011/
Hope that helps,
Olaf

Sorry about that Alan.  Very valid points. Hope this is better.
resizing-connectors-in-exchange.pdf
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
to confirm, if the servername is joe

do I replace the name with joe like this in the .ps1 file?

get-transportconfig | ft maxsendsize, maxreceivesize

get-receiveconnector | ft joe, maxmessagesize

get-sendconnector | ft joe, maxmessagesize

get-mailbox |ft joe, Maxsendsize, maxreceivesize
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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
Not the name of the server but use the name of the recieve connector.
SBS has a couple of standard receive connectors. The names of the connectors could have been changed due to human renaming or a migration process.
You can also see the names of your receive connectors in : EMC> your organisations>Server config>Hub Transport
If you just want to increase for 1 user: You can do that in the SBS console.
Hope that helps,
Olaf
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
Here is wher I'm looking for the receiver connector, this is laso the name of the server:
rc.jpg
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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
Yes it is.
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
After the changes do I need to restart a service?
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks, I had to restart the transfer service not the store
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