On 11 May 11, Matt Brookings wrote:
> On 05/11/2011 04:49 AM, Hartmut Wernisch | Domaintechnik.at wrote:
> > Hello!
> > 
> > I have installed vpopmail 5.4.33 and I plan to use quotas with vusaged.
> > 
> > After some research I found that the quota warning messages are sent
> > once in 24 hours (except the Maildir/quotawarn file is deleted
> > manually).
> > 
> > Therefor, the owner of the mailbox gets a warning mail, remove some
> > mails within the 24 hours and did not recognize if the mailbox is over
> > quota until the 24 hours are over. Even worse, he will think that he has
> > solved the problem while new mails are bouncing.
> > 
> > In my opinion it would be better if vpopmail removes the quotawarn file
> > if the user is below the quota warning threshold. Vpopmail anyway hast
> > to query if the mailbox is over quota on new mails so why not delete an 
> > existing
> > quotawarn file if the mailbox is below the threshold?
> It is done this way because quota usage percentages can easily stay the
> same by regular usage.  A user gets some mail, deletes some mail.  The
> usage percentage won't change much.
> If you set a threshold at which the quota warning is sent, and the
> user's regular usage keeps hitting above and below this area, the user
> will receive many warnings.
> What you really mean to do is adjust how often the user can receive a
> warning.  You can find this hardcoded setting in vdelivermail.c around
> line 1150 in the deliver_quota_warning function.

Yes that makes sense! Thank you for the explanation.
So I think in my case the best ist to set the warning threshold lower
than the default value (90%), because we want to use small quotas values
for the mailboxes. 



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