Implementing Your Administrative Model

Create a Mailbox Store Policy

With a mailbox store policy, you can quickly apply general, database, and message limit properties to mailbox stores. To create a server policy, you must display administrative groups.

To create a mailbox store policy:

  1. Start System Manager: On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click System Manager.
  2. To display administrative groups, right-click the organization, and then click Properties. On the General tab, select Display administrative groups. You will have to exit and restart Exchange System Manager.
  3. Double-click Administrative Groups, and then double-click the administrative group that you want to add a policy to. If you do not already have a System Policies folder, you must create one. To create a new system policies folder, right-click the administrative group, point to New, and then select System Policy Container.
  4. Under the administrative group, right click System Policies, point to New, and then select Mailbox store policy.
  5. In New Policy, check the boxes of the tabs you want to use in the policy.
  6. On the General tab of the Properties window, type a policy name.
  7. On the Details tab, use Administrative note to add additional information.
  8. On the General (Policy) tab, set the following options:
  9. On the Database (Policy) tab, set the following options:
  10. On the Limits (Policy) tab, set the following options:
  11. On the Full-Text Indexing (Policy) tab, set the following options: