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

  • From: Candee Vaglica <candee@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 15:03:56 -0500

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

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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