[Dovecot] Get the size of a maildir

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Jun 5 13:32:59 EEST 2008

On Jun 5, 2008, at 1:25 PM, Nicolas Letellier wrote:

>> printf "1 getquotaroot inbox\n" | dovecot --exec-mail imap
>> (or depending on your settings change $USER, $HOME or use netcat and
>> master user login)
> Thanks for the response. It seems to be a good solution! But I don't
> know how use this tool. My mailboxes are in :
> /var/mail/vmails/domain.tld/username

And you use a single UID to access them?

> How know the size of username at domain.tld with dovecot -exec-mail imap?

See if this works (run as the same system user as mailboxes are  
normally accessed with):

export USER=username at domain.tld
printf "1 getquotaroot inbox\n" | dovecot --exec-mail imap

If not, post your dovecot -n output.

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