[Dovecot] Maildir and Index max size

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Nov 2 16:56:19 EET 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-29 at 15:37 +0200, Emmanuel Gonzalez Carmona wrote:

> I was wondering if any of you had configured a Mailbox with >= 5GB of 
> space with LDA indexing enabled on it. I'm trying to understand the 
> limits to Dovecot (if there are any) regarding maildirs/indexes max size.

The size of the mailbox doesn't really matter. It's more about the
number of messages. Also the size of index depends on what clients are

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