[Dovecot] Poll: Quota near full behavior? [Was: Feature request? Make deliver quota inclusive!]

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Fri Feb 19 13:17:50 EET 2010

On 2010-02-19 3:16 AM, Steffen Kaiser wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Feb 2010, Charles Marcus wrote:
>> On 2010-02-18 11:09 AM, Steffen Kaiser wrote:
>>> Actually, I once had a system where the request was "we do not
>>> send over quota notices, all mails have to arrive". Hence,
>>> deliver should have no quota - well, a very high quota actually
>>> -, but a quite strick IMAP quota.

>> So simply leaving everything in the INBOX defeats the quota?

> Not directly.
> Incoming mails were spooled to /var/mail/user. Upon login via IMAP or
> POP and when /var/mail/user changes those mails were slurped into
> ~user/<<don't remember>> by the imap/pop server process.

Ahh... so, this would only be a [potential] problem in the case of [a]
user[s] that didn't login for a long time... and I guess you could even
deal with that by some kind of nightly cron job...


Best regards,


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