Supporting Messaging Clients

Set Posting Limits

After you install Exchange, users can post articles to any newsgroups and newsfeeds that you create on the default NNTP virtual server. You can control the size of individual articles that a user can post, or you can limit the total size of articles a user can post during a single connection.

To set posting limits:

  1. Start System Manager
    On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click System Manager.
  2. Navigate to NNTP.

    Servers

    1. Server
    2. Protocols
    3. NNTP
  3. In the console tree, right-click a virtual server, and then click Properties.
  4. Click the Settings tab.
  5. Allow client posting must be checked to allow clients to post articles to newsgroups on this NNTP virtual server. If the Allow client posting check box is cleared, click to select it. To limit the size of a single article that a user can post, click Limit post size (KB), and then select an integer. To limit the amount of data that a user can post to a newsgroup during a single connection, click Limit connection size, and then select an integer.
  6. Allow feed posting must be checked to allow clients to post articles to newsfeeds on the NNTP virtual server. If the Allow feed posting check box is cleared, click to select it. To limit the size of a single article a user can post to a newsfeed, click Limit post size (KB), and then select an integer. To limit the amount of data that a user can post to a newsfeed during a single connection, click Limit connection size, and then select an integer.