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Microsoft Exchange Server, there is no easy way via the GUI to view the mailboxes which are taking up the space on the disk drive.
Microsoft Exchange Powershell, a simple script which can be run in order to rank the users in mailbox size.
The script below returns the top 10 users, sorted by mailbox size, complete with columns showing the size and number of objects within that mailbox.
Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Get-MailboxStatistics | Sort-Object TotalItemSize -Descending | Select-Object DisplayName,TotalItemSize,ItemCount -First 10
I suppose at some point I could integrate this into
Taskcentre so that it emails the users periodically. (I’ve done similar tasks which alerts users when their accounts are locked out of the domain).
Earlier on this month Microsoft released Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2010 SP3.
Unfortunately this update has caused issues with Outlook syncing with Exchange. (This does not affect Activesync, OWA, POP etc)
If you are receiving the “Cannot Open Item” error message and you have this update installed, uninstall it and roll it back to the to Update Rollup 7.
In due course, Microsoft will release Update Rollup 8 which will replace the dodgy update.
There’s more information on the
Exchange Releases website.