[Dovecot] maildirsize not always present

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Aug 17 00:40:07 EEST 2011

I guess these users have unlimited quota? If not, show dovecot -n output and the dovecot-sql.conf file and what gets logged to these users with auth_debug=yes.

On 16.8.2011, at 18.05, Jean-Max Reymond wrote:

> thanks for your answer but my mta is postfix.
> If I delete the maidirsize file, it is automatically created for my 75 users OK but for the 330 users, no way to create this file.
> I am using a postfix database and I have checked the SQL request, the contents of the tables but nothing :-(
> Le 16/08/2011 16:05, Juan Bernhard a écrit :
>> Hi, are you using exim as mta? I been told in exim list that maildirsize
>> might be removed under certain conditions
>> (exim-*/src/transports/tf_maildir.c)
>> El 16/08/2011 07:01 a.m., Jean-Max Reymond escribió:
>>> Le 16/08/2011 11:29, Jean-Max Reymond a écrit :
>>>> hi,
>>>> I have a dovecot 1.2.9 and all is runnig fine except for quotas.
>>>> Some accounts have a maildirsize file in the mail directory. If I delete
>>>> the file, it is automatically rebuild: OK
>>>> But other accounts does not have the maildirsize file even after access
>>>> from dovecot server. All is OK for theses accounts except quota service.
>>>> what's wrong ?
>>> as complement, there is 75 users OK and 330 users KO
>>> for these 330 users, thunderbird does not recognize mail quota. I have
>>> created by a touch command a maildirsize file but it does not help
> -- 
> Jean-Max Reymond
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