RE: URGENT - Exch 5.5 info store limit reached!

  • From: "Alex.Mckeown" <Alex.Mckeown@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 08:27:13 -0700

I could be wrong but I think that the only way to recover disk space from
the database is to do an OFF-LINE defrag.  That means stopping the services
and running EDBUTIL.  Make sure you check this out though because I have
only run this when doing a test recovery and I didn't care if it corrupted
Good luck.;EN-US;q143233

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrea Coppini [mailto:AndreaCoppini@xxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 1:37 AM
Subject: URGENT - Exch 5.5 info store limit reached!

Hi all,

I'm in panic mode.  My mailbox store shot up from 10Gb to the max 16.7Gb in
a few weeks (probably BackupExec was the culprit, not sure though).

I'm deleting old mailboxes and have also instructed the users to delete any
unnecessary e-mails, but the mailbox store is not reducing in size.

How can I reduce it?

I noticed the message retention setting was set to 30 days, now I have
reduced it to 0, am I correct in thinking that this will flush any
tombstoned items?  If not, how do I clean the deleted stuff?


Normally-chilled-and-helpfully yours...

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