Re: Size of database seems to be really large for Number of users

  • From: Mark Gresgott <markgresgott@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 12:07:55 -0500

Have a look at Q178931.  

The STM file goes hand-in-hand with the EDB file, they should be
treated as one database.  You are correct, when utilities are run
against the EDB file, they are run against the STM as well.

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 09:33:00 -0700, Byron Kendrick
<bkendrick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We currently have a database in excess of 23 GB on our W2k3 Exchange
> server.  I see there are a lot of mailboxes with a lot of mail but the
> total doesn't seem to add up to 23 GB.  The queues don't seem to be
> building up either.  These users were brought over from our 5.5 server
> that contained over 450 mailboxes with a 16 GB limit.  Granted we did move
> a lot of the larger mailboxes to the new W2k3 server but, come on, 23 GB.
> What would cause this difference in size.  I have not done an off line
> defrag yet but I can and will if I need to.  Also what is the function of
> the priv1.stm file?  I understand it is like a database too.  Will it
> shrink if I do an offline defrag on the priv1.edb?
> Thanks
> Byron
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