Is there a way to set automaticly "Enable Exchange Archive in-place for a user that exceeds a certain amount of xx GB"

Enable Exchange Archive for a user that exceeds a certain amount of XX GB.

Exchange 2013 CU19.

The goal is to keep the OST files to 15GB .
When the 15GB has been exceeded we want to switch on in place Archiving wich kicks the trigger retention policy of 2 years and has the ability to move mail by a user.
We dont want to look at it for a longer time so we are looking to automate this procces.
ottenshxAsked:
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
Size of mailbox and default retention policy did not have any direct relationship
Retention policy cannot see if mailbox size is getting out of limit
To achieve what you are trying to do, set size limited on mailbox
OR
Set retention policy with lower limits
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Todd NelsonSystems EngineerCommented:
The goal is to keep the OST files to 15GB .

What version of Outlook is being used?  If Outlook 2013 or newer, have you thought about adjusting the slider for the amount of offline data the Outlook profile stores?

Also, you can set up AutoArchive within Outlook to run on a scheduled basis to move items to a PST file.

As far as Exchange is concerned, you cannot do what you are asking and get the immediate results I feel you are wanting.
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ottenshxAuthor Commented:
i think its a no go. but thanks for pointing to it.
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