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2013 exchange mailbox limit of 50 GB RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I've got a user that hit the 50GB limit and he is not allowed to send emails.

    Is there a way of increasing the the mailbox size past the 50GB limit ??

    If not, please advice how should i handle the issue.

    Kind Regards,

    Plamen Slavomirov

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 10:58 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

    First of all, we need to understand the Storage quotas of mailbox, I recommend this blog.

    http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2006/09/20/3394913.aspx

    And here are several scenarios in my experience.

    • If mailbox database settings are used as defaults, no matter what Storage quotas settings under Per-mailbox, Per-mailbox Storage quotas will use database Storage quotas settings.
    • If mailbox database settings are not used as defaults, and per-mailbox has Storage quotas settings. Then the valves settings under Per-mailbox Storage quotas will take effect.
    • If mailbox database settings are not used as defaults, and per-mailbox settings are not set, then per-mailbox Storage quotas will have an unlimited size.

    So according to your situation, I suggest to check the storage quotas for this mailbox. Then not use the mailbox database settings as default and set a valve (more then 50G) or not set a valve (unlimited).

    Refer to this document to configure

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998353%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

    Best Regards.


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