[Dovecot] Quotas Done Right?

Curtis Maloney cmaloney at cardgate.net
Tue Aug 2 02:16:44 EEST 2005

Marc Perkel wrote:
> I'm just wondering about a quota system. How would that work?
> I want to limit mail box sizes - but I don't want users losing any 
> email. Seems mutually exclusive.
> So - how is this done in the real world? Automatic warnings?

In my case, Postfix seems to handle it fine, bouncing the message with a "user's 
mailbox is full" reply.  I didn't set up anything explicitly to handle this.

However, Kev's suggestion of inbox in a separate spool is possibly a preferable 

Curtis Maloney

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