Postfix quota problems.

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  1. jernis

    jernis New Member

    Hi.

    i have Ispconfig 2.2.5 installed with quota and everyting works nice.

    until a user stores 50Mb in there mailboxes.

    then for every mail that user is receiving postfix is saying somehting like this : (can't create user output file)

    if i do :

    grep size_limit /etc/postfix/main.cf.default
    body_checks_size_limit = 51200
    bounce_size_limit = 50000
    header_size_limit = 102400
    mailbox_size_limit = 51200000
    message_size_limit = 10240000

    then i see what i beleive is the reason from the can't create user output file.

    the strange this is that this user has "-1" inside its quotas.

    (If the user deleted mesages so that the mailbox was smaller then the 50 Megs then it was receiving mails again.)

    is this a bug or a misconfiguration from my part.

    The installation is on Feudora Core.
     
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2006
  2. jernis

    jernis New Member

  3. till

    till Super Moderator

    Yes, set the message size limit and mailbox size limit to a higher value.
     
  4. jernis

    jernis New Member

    Hi Thanks.

    I did that.

    but the value inside /etc/postfix/main.cf.default is unchanged. however the value inside /etc/postfix/main.cf was changed. (or i should say added. since "mailbox_size_limit" and "message_size_limit" was not in there at all before the command. )

    now im curius about if the changes is working ? which value is used ?
    the /etc/postfix/main.cf.default or the /etc/postfix/main.cf ?
     
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2006
  5. mphayesuk

    mphayesuk New Member

    main.cf will be used.

    main.cf.default is a backup copy of the original settings that has been created.

    So your new settings are being used.
     
  6. klausner

    klausner New Member

    I have a similar problem; RH9, Postfix, no ISPConfig, my message_size_limit=30960000

    My system generated a bounce on a 24MB email+attachment, t should not have. The maillog says can't create output to /var/spool/mail/david

    "david" is a file with permissions set to 660, owner david:mail, and has been written to for years without a problem.

    Any ideas?
     
  7. till

    till Super Moderator

    Please do not post to the wrong forum. This forum is for ISPConfig only. Your prior post with the same topic has already been moved to the correct forum:

    http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8628
     
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