Configuring transport limits

Depending on your requirements, transport limits can be configured in multiple ways. We can configure limits on individual mailboxes, on specific connectors, and even at the organization level. In this recipe, you'll learn how to use the Exchange Management Shell to configure limits based on the total number of acceptable recipients for a message, and also the total maximum size of each message that passes through the transport servers in your organization.

How to do it...

To configure mail flow restrictions for an individual mailbox, use the Set-Mailbox cmdlet as shown next:

Set-Mailbox -Identity dsmith `
-MaxSendSize 10mb `
-MaxReceiveSize 10mb `
-RecipientLimits 100

Here you can see that we've set limits for Dave Smith ...

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