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How do I change default email quota?

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by BraveX, Jun 11, 2005.

  1. BraveX

    BraveX Well-Known Member

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    The default email quota in cpanel is set to "unlimited". Is there a way to set this to something else, like 5 MB? I'm concerned about my customers not changing it and then having all their disk quota eaten up by email.

    thanks in advance for any help.
     
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    Change the unlimited to any number of MBs like: 6 or 10 or whatever.
    You also need to check CPanel/WHM documentation for more info:
    http://www.cpanel.net/docs/whm/
     
  3. BraveX

    BraveX Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. However, I think I may not be explaining clearly. I could not find an answer to this in the WHM documentation.

    I understand that you can change quota individually. What I would like to do is change the default quota that is listed everytime a customer adds an email account from "unlimited" to say something like 5 MB. At the same time, allowing the customer to change that if they want.

    My concern is that customers will leave it at "unlimited" and it will eat up all their disk space when they don't download their email more frequently.

    Customers may forget to change the "unlimited" so I'd like to be able to change that unlimited default.

    Is there a way to do that?

    Thank you again.
     
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    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    You can probably do it with a bit of JavaScript in the theme page which simply checks for an empty form field and puts in whatever you want as a default instead.
     
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    BraveX Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the replies. Unfortunately, I don't know javascript.

    Wish this were something that could easily be done via WHM Feature Settings or something like that. I have so many customers that don't download email off the server and then they wonder why all their space gets eaten up. It would really be great if a default quota limit could be setup for email. Customers often don't have enough common sense to change "unlimited" to a specific number like 5 or 10 MB.

    cPanel Gods: Oh hear ye my request!
     
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