[Dovecot] Dovecot Postfix Quota Policy Service

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Sat May 4 20:34:44 EEST 2013

Am 04.05.2013 19:25, schrieb Ulrich Zehl:
> On Sat, May 04, 2013 at 06:02:36PM +0200, Robert Schetterer wrote:
>> Am 04.05.2013 09:12, schrieb Noel Butler:
>>> The quota-grace I think was only bit not backported, is that right? 
>>> Did Timo do or announce plan to do this, or not happening for 2.1 only
>>> 2.2?
>> at my last knowledge it wasnt backported and it will never done, so with
>> most setups, quota policy service in 2.1 is more or less useless in
>> reality, cause lda or lmtp will do the bounce job, so mailboxes mostly
>> may go never "over quota"
> I haven't actually tried it yet, so this is just from looking at the source
> code: The policy service will reject (most) messages that would put a
> mailbox over the quota limit in both 2.1 and 2.2, won't it?
> That still seems very useful, compared to bouncing it later.

my understanding
you need quota-grace to make sure  mailbox get overquota for setup
percent, if there ist no quota-grace ( like in 2.1.x ), most mail will
be bounced by normal lda/lmtp quota rules , so policy quota always will
seen some free space in the mailbox, unless the rare case that one (
last ) mail fits the mailbox quota in exact 100 percent

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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