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GroupWise Email Message Size Limit to Change

On Wednesday, May 15 during the normal GroupWise maintenance period (7:00 p.m. to midnight), a 25 megabyte per message size limit will be implemented on the GroupWise system. The per message limit is the total size of attachments and message content.

The Office of Information Technology understands that sharing large files with WVU and non-WVU colleagues is important. OIT provides several services to share large files. To learn more about these services, go to

What will happen to existing messages over 25 megabytes? You will be able to open these messages, but will not be able to send them to anyone else. You will find information on how to locate and save large messages in your GroupWise mailbox at