[Dovecot] Question regarding bounce messages on quota full.

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Nov 2 19:28:56 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-10-20 at 16:40 +0500, Mustafa A. Hashmi wrote:
> Using dovecot's LDA (debian backports package: 1.0rc2), users who have
> exceeded their quota when receiving messages see the message get
> bounced.

You're using filesystem quota or virtual quota? Filesystem quota doesn't
work perfectly in Dovecot, see:


> <user at foo.domain.com>: Command died with status 11:
>     "/usr/lib/dovecot/deliver"

Of course it shouldn't crash. Possibly already fixed since 1.0.rc2

> Is it not possible to specify something a bit more civil for the
> sender? a "User is over quota" message works much better here.

Yes, that's how it should have worked. :)
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