maximum recommended mailbox quota?

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Jan 14 12:41:40 EST 2004

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Joe Hrbek wrote:

> I use simon matter's RPM and I think it has an option (via rpm build switch)
> to hash user mailboxes so that clients can poll the mailboxes faster.  Would
> this help?

That will just hash the mailboxes.  A mailbox with 100000 messages will
perform worse than a mailbox with 10 messages no matter what you do.

> > Note that the quota isn't the full story about how much space a mailbox
> > uses, since the index and especially the cache files can take a nontrivial
> > amount of space as well.
> Hmm, the index files that are in each folder right?  Not the db files like:

Yes.  They have no relation to any of the cyrusdb databases you list.


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