[Dovecot] Dovecot quota dict

Juan Bernhard juan at inti.gob.ar
Wed Aug 10 15:40:55 EEST 2011

Thank you Nikita, that's what I need.

El 10/08/2011 03:35 a.m., Nikita Koshikov escribió:
> On Tue, 09 Aug 2011 11:18:55 -0300
> Juan Bernhard wrote:
>> Hi Nikita, thanks for the help, but I don't have any problem with
>> bouncing the mail after the deliver (in fact, the mail pass two MTAs
>> servers before reaching the final storage)
>> I will try (with my limited english) to explain it better. Now I m
>> working with a single quota rule for everyone. What I need is a
>> mechanism to give a custom quota to each user. I thought that a flat
>> file will be the simple and easy option to implement, and then use
>> "quota=${lookup {$local_part} lsearch .....}" in the exim transport. I
>> need a way to configure dovecot to follow the same file (or at least a
>> modified copy). I've been told on this list that I can't rely on the
>> maildirsize file, because it can be deleted under some conditions... so
>> i neet to stablish quotas to dovecot somewhere else.
>> My question is: can dovecot get a custon quota for a user from a file
>> (not sql or ldap) and use at the same time pam as userdb?
>> Thanks, Juan.
> So, you need customizable userdb lookup without ldap or sql. You can try too use checkpassword as userdb and then, in the script - parse quota-file, make pam lookup and return userdb_quota* values for specific user. More on http://wiki2.dovecot.org/AuthDatabase/CheckPassword . I don't have experience with this authdatabase method, but seems that it suitable for you.
> But in general - it's better to prevent editing maildirsize file from 2 instances.

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