Office 365, Exchange Online Protection, Recipient Limits

Depending on your affiliation with the University, you will fall into one of the four policy groups designed to protect your exchange mailbox.

Policy Groups

Type of Email Account and allowed email recipients
Type of Email Account Enrolled in Duo 2FA (MFA) Allowable number of Recipients
Employee Yes 10,000 email recipients a day and up to 1,000 an hour
Resource Accounts Not Applicable 1,000 email recipients a day and up to 500 an hour
Undergrad/Graduate Student, Retiree, Affiliate Yes 1,000 email recipients a day and up to 500 an hour
Undergrad/Graduate Student, Retiree,  Affiliate No 100 email recipients a day and up to 50 an hour

This email recipient count does not have an administrative override.  This count restarts each day after 7 pm Central Time.

If you do not have MFA enabled, you can enroll by selecting the option that works for your situation.

Off Campus:2FA, How do I enroll in 2-Factor Authentication from off campus?

On Campus: 2FA, How to Set Up?





Keywords:Exchange Online Protection 5.1.90 5.1.8 daily limit exceeded email limit too many emails send sending recipients recipient limits recipients exceed can't block blocked   Doc ID:118081
Owner:Office 3.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2022-04-20 13:48 CDTUpdated:2022-06-02 14:05 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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