quota and sendmail accepts <10k mail size

Mel fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net
Thu Jul 10 15:10:42 UTC 2008

On Thursday 10 July 2008 16:19:59 Mikhail Goriachev wrote:
> Quoting lyd mc <alydiomc at yahoo.com>:
> > However, my company wants to have 20meg mbox space per user. If the
> > User exceeds, he/she should not recieved any mail.
> >
> > So, I use system quota to prevent sendmail from writing to mbox of a
> Let me suggest slightly different approaches:
> 1.- You could have /usr/ports/mail/mimedefang making the decisions
> instead of sendmail or system quota. There you can set your own rules
> and sendmail will abide them. This gives you far better control and
> you're limited by your own imagination.
> 2.- Implement a mail server with quota capabilities. For instance
> cyrus-imap. There you can set quota limits, warning messages to users,
> percentages and so on. This is the easiest approach.

So there isn't an equivalent to postfix's mailbox_size_limit?


Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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