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

  • From: Byron Kendrick <bkendrick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 14:08:06 -0600

Migrated.  Mostly two or three at a time.  We were trying to get the
heaviest user over to the new server to clean up room on the old one.  It
was about to go down.

Byron Kendrick
 
 
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From: Candee Vaglica [mailto:candee@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 2:04 PM
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Subject: [exchangelist] Re: Size of database seems to be really large for
Number of users

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Did you migrate the mailboxes, or export/import psts?



On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 09:33:00 -0700, Byron Kendrick
<bkendrick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> 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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