FYI: Sendmail and Cyrus IMAP - Real Time Integration

Ken Murchison ken at
Thu Aug 5 22:00:26 EDT 2004

Lenny wrote:
> Are there any plans for a globally accessible quota db or is this very 
> low on
> the priority list? Thanks again!

I have both BDB RPC and SQL cyrusdb backend patches which would both 
work for quotas.  The SQL patch is more complete and I'm considering 
committing it on the 2.3 branch.

> Quoting Ken Murchison <ken at>:
>> Lenny wrote:
>>> This doesn't appear to be working for me for some reason. Are there
>>> prerequisites for this working?
>>> I'm using a Murder setup with virtual domains. Does the quota 
>>> checking of smmapd
>>> work if it's in a Murder setup?
>> No it won't.  This is because the quotas are only kept on the backend,
>> so for remote mailboxes, only its existence and ACL are checked.
>> Having a globally accessible quota database would solve this (as well as
>> removing the restriction of having to have all mailboxes under a
>> quotaroot on the same backend) or smmapd could send RCPT TO to the
>> correct backend to do the check.
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