[Dovecot] Well, "Hard filesystem quota can also be problematic"

Stewart Dean sdean at bard.edu
Mon Aug 1 16:46:21 EEST 2005

We do...otherwise, there's the inevitable 'Tragedy of the Commons'...to 
say nothing of idiots mailing MB files to everybody in the community. 
And we're still on UW IMAP and the one-big-file INBOX which is a horror 
show when it gets big.

lack of quota compatibility is a migration to Dovecote show-stopper for 

Jeroen Scheerder wrote:
> Jeroen Scheerder wrote:
>> "Hard filesystem quota can also be problematic", quoth 
>> <http://www.dovecot.org/>.
> [...]
>> Can anyone tell me whether or not there is, or will be, some way of 
>> using dovecot on a system with quota without risk of data loss when 
>> quota limits are reached?  How do people cope with this?
> [...]
> Nobody uses quota on their servers anymore these days, I presume? :-)

Stewart Dean, Unix System Admin, Henderson Computer Resources
Center of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York  12504
sdean at bard.edu  voice: 845-758-7475, fax: 845-758-7035

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