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dovecot -- current used quota not reporting + maildirsize

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by sphen, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. sphen

    sphen Member

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    hey there.

    just converted one of my servers to dovecot and everything seems to be running well. after changing a quota i got the famed "invalid maildirsize file!" message that i have gotten in the past. to fix this i have always deleted the files and regenerated with a script. upon regenerating it only did 2 of the users though. strange? output of the commands:

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    [root@vps x]# find /home/*/mail/ -name maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/vsheptovitsky/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/cgoulding/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/nbouknight/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/mpopowitz/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/tech/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/rbasic/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/tpapp/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/caraica/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/jack/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/lek/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/marnott/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/solsen/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/gmcguire/maildirsize
    [root@vps x]# find /home/*/mail/ -name maildirsize | xargs rm -f
    [root@vps x]# /scripts/generate_maildirsize -force -allaccounts
    [root@vps x]# find /home/*/mail/ -name maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/cgoulding/maildirsize
    /home/x/mail/x/caraica/maildirsize
    
    any ideas why it would only do those accounts??

    also i have noticed - while the quota limits seem to be working well (larger than 2gb quotas showing up in the imap client) -- BUT -- now my imap client doesnt seem to show how much is being used currently -- im not sure if i have to wait 24 hours for it to recalculate etc - but that could be troubling.

    any help would be great! thanks.
     
  2. nakuls77

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    Could you just update here, what're the steps taken from your side for regeneration?

    Also let us know about the conversion process.
     
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  3. sphen

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    still having some issues with imap clients reporting proper quota limits and usage. i did see that the newest dovecot fixes an issue with reporting of quotas so who knows if that is it - the built in reporting in roudcube seems to work fine though.

    the update process was very quick using WHM - less than 2 minutes on a server with over 30 GB of mail folders. the quote in the first post lists how i deleted the maildirsize files and regenerated basically just these two commands:

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    find /home/*/mail/ -name maildirsize | xargs rm -f
    /scripts/generate_maildirsize -force -allaccounts
     
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    rligg Well-Known Member

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    Are these issues fixed in the latest stable?
    What about the trash issue?
     
  5. sphen

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    my problem with quotas etc was actually a specific issue to my install they say -- and was able to fix it. apparently the users are supposed to have a directory under /home/<account>/etc/<domain> for the scripts to work properly. once regenerating those and running the generate_maildirsize script things went normally. quotas and everything are running fine.

    i am not aware of a trash issue?
     
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    The trash issue they mention is an issue where dovecot has no native functionality to remove trash emails. According to other threads a plugin is in the making.
     
  7. sphen

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    honestly i dont use auto-purging from the trash boxes for anyone so this isnt a real issue -- things have been going great so far with dovecot though... no issues after the initial install.
     
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