[Dovecot] Question regarding bounce messages on quota full.

Mustafa A. Hashmi mahashmi at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 05:57:35 UTC 2006

Apologies about the late response.

On 11/3/06, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> 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:

Virtual quotas.

> http://wiki.dovecot.org/Quota/FS
> > <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
> though.

We're currently on 1.0.rc2 (debian backports).

> > 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. :)

I'll try to debug this further and see how far I get.

Thank you,
Mustafa A. Hashmi
mahashmi at gmail.com
mh at stderr.net

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