----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Collins" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> On Jul 28, 2004, at 7:49 PM, Andras Kende wrote:
> > I found a deserted email account with over 70.000 messages (few months
> > of spam)
> > in my vpopmail 5.4.3 mail server on FreeBSD…
> > If I try to pop3 these (Outlook, Outlook Express, Mozilla Thudnerbird)
> > The problem is its responding like :
> > Mail Sever … responded: unable to scan $HOME/Maildir
> > Pop3 workaround is to not to have more than 1500 messages in the
> > Maildir…
> > Same problem happened after a week vacation, had to keep moving
> > messages in and out of the maildir….
> This would be your pop3 server, not vpopmail. For pop3 pickup,
> vpopmail is only responsible for authenticating the user.
Yep, and you will find the solution is to increase the memory softlimit on
POP3 supervise script.