On the Start menu, point to
Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click
Navigate to the
mailbox store in the console tree, right-click the mailbox store,
and then click Properties.
Administrative Group or
On the General tab, set the following properties:
To change the name, type a new name in Name.
To change the name and location of the default public store,
use Default public store.
To change the name and location of the offline address list,
use Offline address list.
To archive messages sent or received by mailboxes on this
store, click Archive all messages sent or received by mailboxes
on this store, click Browse, and then select or name an
If your clients support Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail
Extensions (S/MIME), click Clients support S/MIME
signatures. Disable this option to convert messages with S/MIME
signatures to Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) unsigned
messages. This allows clients that cannot interpret MIME to view
To convert scalable fonts to fixed fonts, click Display
plain text messages in a fixed-sized font.
On the Database tab, set the following properties:
To change the name and location of the Rich Text Format file,
use Exchange database. To move the databases, use System
Manager on the server on which the databases reside.
To change the name and location of the MIME format file, use
Exchange streaming database. To move the databases, use
System Manager on the server on which the databases reside.
To build a custom schedule graphically, click a value in Run
maintenance during this time or click Customize.
To prevent the automatic mounting of the store, click Don't
mount this store at start-up.
To allow database overwrites, click This database can be
overwritten by a restore.
On the Limits tab, set the following properties:
To set a retention period for deleted items, click Keep
deleted items for (days).
To set a retention period for deleted mailboxes, click Keep
deleted mailboxes for (days).
To preserve items until backup, click Don't permanently
delete items until the store has been backed up.
To send a warning when the storage used reaches a specific
size, click Issue warning at (KB).
To stop sending items when the storage used reaches a specific
size, click Prohibit send at (KB).
Note This option is not used
when messages are sent by Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) or
Internet Message Access Protocol version 4 (IMAP4) clients because
those protocols do not support this functionality.
To stop sending and receiving items when the storage used
reaches a specific size, click Prohibit send and receive at
To build a custom schedule graphically, click a value in
Send over-limit messages or click Customize.
To add additional information, use Administrative note
on the Details tab.
To set permissions for the mailbox store for users and groups,
on the Security tab, click a user or group, and then click
Allow or Deny to grant or deny permission.
Note Permissions inherited
from the parent object (the storage group) are indicated by shaded
check boxes. Scroll to the bottom of the Permissions list to
see the extended permissions specific to Exchange.