> On 2/18/06, Rick Macdougall <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Muhammad Naeem wrote:
>> > Now there is another issue and that is lets suppose that i have a
>> user whose mailbox size is 1MB and if i send a test email to that
>> account containing an attachment of 1.5MB means more than the size
>> of its mailbox the mail gets deferred and stuck in the qmail queue
>> and qmail logs it:
>> >
>> > 2006-02-18 11:15:00.290014500 delivery 7: deferral:
>> > user_is_over_quota//usr/local/bin/maildrop:_Unable_to_open_mailbox./
>> >
>> > what i want is to return this oversize email to sender immediately
>> with a message like "user is over quota"
>> >
>> > I don't know how to implement this, i will be obliged if you can
>> help me out in this regard.
>> >
>> Hi,
>> You can use the CHKUSER_MBXQUOTA variable. Example below
>> :allow,QMAILQUEUE="/var/qmail/bin/simscan",CHKUSER_MBXQUOTA="97"
>> Regards,
>> Rick
> Yes i am already using this line in my /etc/tcp.smtp but the mail is not
> returned immediately to the sender infact it gets queued and qmail keeps
> on trying to deliver it in the mailbox until the queuelifetime expired.I
> want to send it back immediately. My /etc/tcp.smtp line is:
> :allow,QMAILQUEUE="/var/qmail/bin/qmail-queue",CHKUSER_MBXQUOTA="95"
> I am using CHKUSER_MBXQUOTA="95" the mail will be returned to the
> sender during smtp negotiation if the user's mailbox is already 95% full
> and if lets say the mailbox is 70% full and the total mailbox size is
> 1MB and i send a mail of size 500KB to that mailbox the mail will be
> queued and returned to the sender after the expiry of
> queuelifetime.
> I hope i have clear the situation.

Yes. As the patch is now, no way.

Problem is to handle a big message when there are more recipients.
When there is one recipient only, I could set the acceptable message size
to the remaining user space. But what to do when there are more

I cannot refuse a message for one user if the other has enough space.

Any comment is welcome.


> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> Regards
> Naeem

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