How to Set a Custom Schedule for Mailbox Management
Topic Last Modified: 2005-05-04
Exchange Mailbox Manager policies set age and size limits for messages. After you create and configure a recipient policy for Mailbox Manager settings, you must schedule when the Mailbox Manager process runs on a server and whether the process generates a report.
You can also customize the mailbox management schedule to suit your organizational requirements. In the Start mailbox management process drop-down list, you select when you want the Mailbox Management process to start on that particular server according to the rules defined by associated recipient policies. The recipient policies that are associated with the server determine which mailbox or mailboxes that Mailbox Manager cleans.
This procedure outlines how to set a custom schedule for the Mailbox Management process.
Mailbox Manager works only on local mailboxes on an individual Exchange server. You cannot configure Mailbox Manager on one server to process mailboxes on a different server.
In Exchange System Manager, right-click an Exchange server, and then select Properties.
On the Mailbox Management tab in the server's Properties dialog box, in the Start mailbox management process list, select Use custom schedule, click Customize, and then enter the schedule information.
|You can manually start Mailbox Manager by right-clicking the server object and then selecting Start Mailbox Management Process. If you use this command, Mailbox Manager still runs at its next scheduled interval.|
For more information about generating reports, see How to Set Mailbox Management Reporting Options.
For more information about Mailbox Manager and recipient policies, see Managing Recipients and Recipient Policies in Exchange Server 2003.