I gave the bosses a paper listing cost of upgrading server to overcome limitations; hardware and software. They quickly jumped on the housekeeping bandwagon. Jamie A. Byrnes wrote on Monday, 2 June 2003 12:29 PM > 2. Check the mailbox sizes and lean on the worst offenders > (usually upper management) This is an interesting phenomenon, and one I currently face. Does anyone have any effective strategies for laying down the law and telling one's boss that he has to reduce the size of his mailbox? :) Serious question there.