[Fwd: Re: serious over quota problem]
jpedras at webvolution.net
Thu Feb 12 01:35:28 EST 2004
The cc: didn't seem to work so here it goes.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: serious over quota problem
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 11:19:57 -0800
From: Joao Pedras <jpedras at webvolution.net>
To: David R Bosso <dbosso+lists.cyrus at lsit.ucsb.edu>
CC: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
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So one possible solution for the problem would be to create separate
quotas for the
sub-folders, instead of dealing with one massive quota root.
Would this be correct?
David R Bosso wrote:
> Cyrus IMAP uses a 32bit int to store quota in bytes internally, this
> causes problems with large quotas. While the bug says 2GB, from what
> I saw in the code a while back it's an unsigned long which should max
> out at 4GB.
> Can one of the developers clarify 2/4GB as the maximum?
> --On Tuesday, February 10, 2004 4:36 PM -0800 Joao Pedras
> <jpedras at webvolution.net> wrote:
>> Hello Ken,
>> Ken Murchison wrote:
>>> Joao Pedras wrote:
>>>> Hi all!
>>>> I have this user's box which is NOT over quota but Cyrus insists on
>>>> saying that it is to sendmail. Also
>>>> I am not able to drag messages into it.
>>>> I have ran 'reconstruct' on the the folder with '-r -f' and 'cyrquota
>>>> -f' also. I have increased/decreased the quota...
>>>> The problem does not go away.
>>>> Could someone please provide some insight on this issue?
>>> How do you know for a fact that the user is not over quota?
>> Well... the a 'du' on the filesystem shows the usage around 2Gb. The
>> quota root was
>> set to 5,000,000. Plus 'cyrquota' would report around 40% usage which
>> agrees with
>> the number I just gave you.
>>> Keep in mind that a quotaroot includes ALL submailboxes.
>> And that is the reason why I check 'du' on filesystem folder.
>>> Are there \Deleted messages which have not been expunged?
>> Not quite sure. Wouldn't these count?
>>> Is the MUA using a Trash folder?
>> In the user's inbox? Yes, but that one is empty. Wouldn't that also add
>> up to the
>> quota root?
>> Two additional details:
>> 1) it's cyrus 2.0.17
>> 2) I attempted to set the quota to 50,000,000 and the problem went
>> With that
>> quota value the usage is down to 4%.
>> Thanks Ken!!!
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