Unjustified "Mailbox is at XX% of quota" messages in Thunderbird
bsh at freemail.hu
Thu May 6 04:46:10 EDT 2010
Andrew Morgan írta:
> On Wed, 5 May 2010, Kővári János wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I have a problem again.
>> Just today, all my users, who are using the same shared folder, are
>> getting "Mailbox is at 93% of quota" (and increasing as they put mail
>> into the shared folder) messages in Thunderbird (v.184.108.40.206 on Vista
>> This has started when one user was putting several dozen bigger emails
>> into the shared folder, which then reached a "mysterious" level, where
>> warnings are sent out.
>> The problem is: this shared folder has a 5GB quota limit and it contains
>> ~930MB of mail only. The quota file says 5GB, Thunderbird says 5GB,
>> Cyrus module in Webmin also says the Quota is 5GB, and the usage is at
>> 19%... Everything says the Quota is 5GB and it is 19% used. But the
>> messages still pop up.
>> It seems, the server somehow thinks the quota is 1GB, of which indeed
>> 93% is in use, but I have no clue where this comes from. It can't be
>> confused with user mailbox quotas, because those are at 200MB.
>> The shared folder is stored on a separate partition with hundreds of
>> gigabytes of free space.
>> I have reconstructed the mailboxes and folder, and re-checked the quotas
>> If anyone has any ideas, I'd be glad to read them! Thanks in advance!
> Which version of Cyrus are you running?
Cyrus-imapd 2.2.13 (the one that is (was) in the repository for Ubuntu
I have (temporarily) solved the problem by removing the quota file for
the shared folder, but this is just a temporary fix.
Here's the imapd.conf file:
imap_admins: cyrus yyyyy
admins: cyrus yyyyy
tls_cipher_list: TLSv1+HIGH:SSLv3:SSLv2:!NULL:!EXPORT: @STRENGTH
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