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Exchange 2013 Initial Configuration Settings: Change mailbox size limits (part 4)

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Following on from the previous post Exchange 2013 Initial Configuration Settings: Rename and move the default mailbox database and logs (Part 3), in the forth part of the series I’ll look at changing mailbox size limits.

Nowadays with storage reasonably cheap, mailbox size limits can be considerably bigger than the default 2GB, and the actual mailbox size limit you impose is more determined by practical management (backup and restore) than software / hardware limitations.

If you are doing a migration from another mail system and importing email, I’d advise removing or increase the mailbox size limits dramatically so that the import process isn’t halted by a small mailbox size limit.

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Exchange 2013 Initial Configuration Settings: Create a send connector (part 5)

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Following on from the previous post Exchange 2013 Initial Configuration Settings: Change mailbox size limits (Part 4), in the fifth part of the series I’ll look at creating a send connector.

By default when you install Exchange 2013 it does not have a send connector, only receive connectors. To be able to send outbound email to other domains you need a send connector.

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Exchange 2013 Initial Configuration Settings: Set the offline address book (part 6)

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Following on from the previous post Exchange 2013 Initial Configuration Settings: Create a send connector (Part 5), in the sixth part of the series I’ll look at creating a setting the offline address book.

The offline address book (OAB) is used by Outlook clients using cached mode for address lookups when the clients are offline.

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