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Microsoft Entourage 2008

Managing Your Account Quota

There are several things you can do to keep your Entourage Exchange email account organized, operational, and within your account quota. This document will familiarize you with these maintenance terms and techniques, including the following:

return to topAccount Quotas

To help use limited resources efficiently at UW-Eau Claire, account quotas have been applied to campus email accounts. When you reach the quota, some of your privileges will be restricted.

You will receive a warning email to indicate when privileges are restricted.
These quotas refer only to Exchange server accounts.

Privileges Restricted Student Quota Faculty/Staff Quota
Users may no longer send messages 160 MB 160 MB
Users may no longer send or receive messages 200 MB 200 MB

For further questions about account quotas, contact the Help Desk at 836-5711.

return to topExamples of Space Usage

The items on the following list all contribute to your account quota:

return to topCleaning Up

It is a good idea to remove unneeded messages from your email account on a regular basis to keep your folders organized, optimize Entourage's performance, and make sure that you do not exceed your account quota. The following table provides a directory regarding how to carry out your cleanup:

Cleanup Tips
See Related Documentation
Delete unnecessary messages in the Inbox or Sent Items folder Deleting Email Messages
Save attachments or remove attachments from messages Working with Attachments
Delete unnecessary contacts and distribution lists Working with the Address Book
Delete unnecessary messages in the Deleted Items folder Emptying the Deleted Items Folder
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