Exchange recipients limit

In fact, this information is easily available on technet, but sometimes it is useful to organize and put them in one place.

Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007  recipients limit

There is an important change compared to Exchange 2003 – Distribution group are treated as one recipient.

We can restrict recipients limit at the following levels:

  • Organization
  • Transport server
  • Receive Connector
  • Mailbox


Recipient limit  at the organization level, we can check this PowerShell command:

Get-TransportConfig | fl MaxRecipientEnvelopeLimit

or in EMC

Organization Configuration | Hub Transport | Global Settings | Transport Settings tab | Transport Settings Properties

Transport Settings

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