[Dovecot] LDA problem

Azher Amin azher at niit.edu.pk
Sun Apr 15 16:08:58 EEST 2007

Hi Timo,

Finally I got it working. Thnx for excellent software.

-Azher Amin

Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-04-14 at 20:44 +0500, Azher Amin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am using dovecot deliver as lda for sendmail. My problem is that when 
>> a user account is over quota, deliver program sends message in the logs, 
>> but the message is not bounced back to sender informing that their is 
>> disk quota problem at the recipient side. Further message remains in the 
>> mail queue. Details are below. Plz suggest how to figure out the problems:
> ..
>> Apr 14 11:31:41 wm sm-mta[22712]: l3EFVKQY022711: 
>> to=<azher at wm.niit.edu.pk>, delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, 
>> mailer=local, pri=130864, dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: local mailer 
>> (/usr/dovecot/libexec/dovecot/deliver) exited with EX_TEMPFAIL
> It failed with EX_TEMPFAIL, so Dovecot didn't properly handle the
> out-of-quota condition. You're using filesystem quota I guess? If you're
> also using maildir, that won't work if your control files are in quota
> partition. See http://wiki.dovecot.org/Quota/FS

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