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atjensen11 9th August 2009 20:14

ISPConfig3 Quota System for Email Accounts
 
How are quotas managed for email accounts in ISPConfig3?

My question stems from trying to configure my new installation of Squirrelmail on this server as the old production machine. On that machine, I had installed Squirrelmail with the check_quota plugin. The old production machine did not use ISPConfig.

Within the check_quota plugin, you are able to configure quota display only if the quota system is UNIX filesystem quotas, IMAP quotas, or cPanel quotas. Obviously, ISPConfig would not use cPanel quotas.

But I have tried the other two settings and the quota bar graph will not display. I wanted to confirm that email accounts with quotas are one of the three types so I can troubleshoot correctly.

Lastly, is my intent to display quota information within Squirrelmail redundant? Does ISPConfig3 notify or otherwise show users information regarding their current usage?

atjensen11 9th August 2009 22:10

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Originally Posted by atjensen11 (Post 200654)
Within the check_quota plugin, you are able to configure quota display only if the quota system is UNIX filesystem quotas, IMAP quotas, or cPanel quotas. Obviously, ISPConfig would not use cPanel quotas.

But I have tried the other two settings and the quota bar graph will not display. I wanted to confirm that email accounts with quotas are one of the three types so I can troubleshoot correctly.

I finally did get the Squirrelmail check_quota plugin to display by setting the quota type to IMAP.

I had to ratchet the quota value down and send a new email to the account in order for the quota to work as expected in Squirrelmail.

However, I would still appreciate input regarding other notifications and/or warnings that ISPConfig would provide to users regarding quota usage.

Thanks.

till 10th August 2009 12:28

Quote:

Within the check_quota plugin, you are able to configure quota display only if the quota system is UNIX filesystem quotas, IMAP quotas, or cPanel quotas. Obviously, ISPConfig would not use cPanel quotas.
ISPConfig sets quota with the maildirmake command, which is imap quota.


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