?
Solved

quota policy application hierarchy

Posted on 2015-02-18
3
Medium Priority
?
64 Views
Last Modified: 2015-03-11
I am looking at max mailbox size quota policies. I have run get-mailboxdatabase, and get-mailbox. In get-mailbox the prohibitsendquata setting is set to unlimited, yet at the get-mailboxdatabase level, it is configured at 2GB. Does that mean the mailbox database policy will be being applied to all mailboxes in that database? Or do you take the get-mailbox policy and assume there is no limit?

Out of interest what would happen if there were conflicting values at mailbox and databsae level, which setting would be enforced?
0
Comment
Question by:pma111
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
Ivan earned 2000 total points
ID: 40616386
Hi,

when you set storage quota on database, that quota is applied to all mailbox's in it.
If you want to modify that quota for a single mailbox, that can be done. In that case, quota set on mailbox will take precedence.

That is the reason you see get-mailboxdatabase level at 2gb, but for some mailbox that limit is unlimited.
Usually you set unlimited or some higher level of quota for important users, but you don't want to create new database for just a few users.

Regards,
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:pma111
ID: 40617229
At mailbox level all our mailboxes say unlimited.... so does that mean they are unlimited.... or do they fall subject to the database level policy...ie 2gb
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:pma111
ID: 40630111
?
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you have come across a situation where you need to find some EDB mailbox recovery techniques, then here you will find the same. In this article, we will take you through three techniques using which you will be able to perform EDB recovery. You …
You finally migrated Public Folders to Office 365, decommissioned the Public Folder mailbox database and since then, when you send an email from on-premise to mail-enabled Public Folders, you get the following error: "Misconfigured public folder mai…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Suggested Courses

569 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question