[Dovecot] dict quota problem

Sven Hartge sven at svenhartge.de
Sat Apr 30 23:21:39 EEST 2011

Papp Tamas <tompos at martos.bme.hu> wrote:
> On 04/30/2011 02:24 PM, Sven Hartge wrote:

>> I mean, how I can set a true quota usage for a user?  Define "true
>> quota usage".

> Maximum usable space for a user on the disk.

>> The current implementation just works. Where is your problem with
>> that?  You get the exact amount of bytes all mails of a user are
>> allocating on the storage (minus the space for the meta data of
>> dovecot like indexes and overhead from the filesystem).

> As I wrote, It does not work. The counted and the real space usage is
> far away from each other if you have a lot of mail files.

Yes. You as admin have to deal with this. Buy a bigger disk, reduce the
quota, etc.

Or use a filesystem quota, which will (of course) only work with real
users and not with virtual users.


Sigmentation fault. Core dumped.

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