Chapter 33 Creating Solutions to Limit Post Office Message Store Size

One of the biggest challenges of an administrator of an Integrated Collaboration Environment (ICE) such as GroupWise is retention management. Many people use their GroupWise mailbox intensively; some of them more or less live in GroupWise. These users want to save everything—every email, every calendar appointment, in some case from as long as 10 years ago. And more and more mail is coming in, so here’s the challenge: How are we going to store all of this on our GroupWise server?

The good news is that from a theoretical point, there is no practical limit to the size of a mailbox or a post office. In fact, Erno has been working these past few years with a caching mailbox ...

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