Using domino 8.5, what is the largest size of user's mailbox recommend

Using domino 8.5, what is the largest size of user's mailbox recommend, so that the mailbox size in health status?
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Sjef BosmanGroupware ConsultantCommented:
A 2Gb mail database isn't necessarily healthier than a 32Gb database. It might be slightly faster, easier to back up and better to handle, less prone to errors, but that's about it.

Personally, I have a different approach. My live mail database contains mails of the last 2 or 3 months. I have an archive mail database that contains the rest. The live one is about 1Gb, the archive some 6 or 7 Gb. The archiving is automatically done by the server, it's just standard Notes archiving.

I'd say that for practical every day use a mail database shouldn't grow over 2 to 4Gb.
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