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Viewing Email Account (Email User) Disk Quotas and Usage

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by crazyaboutlinux, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. crazyaboutlinux

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    is there any command to get a list of email users over quota for any particular domains
     
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    The issue discussed in this thread involves cPanel accounts (system users) being over quota, that of file system quotas, and not e-mail account users.

    I recommend using cPanel for managing e-mail accounts and viewing disk usage. If you need to view the e-mail user quota and usage information via command-line, SSH, or FTP, you may view the (automatically generated) YAML file at the following path within the applicable user's home directory:
    Code:
    ~/.cpanel/email_accounts.yaml
    Here is a command you may use via SSH to view the aforementioned YAML file, where "username" should be replaced by the applicable cPanel account username:
    Code:
    # cat ~username/.cpanel/email_accounts.yaml
    Here's an example of what the file contents may look like where one e-mail account, abuser@domain.tld, has an unlimited quota while the other e-mail account, user@domain.tld, has a defined quota of ~2048 MB:
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    # cat ~username/.cpanel/email_accounts.yaml
    --- 
    domain.tld: 
      accounts: 
        abuser: 
          diskquota: '0'
          diskused: 4170
          mtime: '1281732235'
        user: 
          diskquota: '2147483647'
          diskused: 9798
          mtime: '1281732205'
      disk_mtime: '1272426349'
      mtime: '1281732235'
      quota_mtime: '1281732235'
    If needing to modify e-mail account disk quotas please do so via cPanel to ensure all pertinent files are properly updated:
     
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    It seems odd can i show result in human-readable format see example below
    Code:
    root@server [~]# df -h
    Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sda1             1.5G  769M  608M  56% /
    /dev/sda7             116G   53G   58G  48% /home
    /dev/sda6             494M   44M  426M  10% /tmp
    /dev/sda3             9.5G  5.1G  4.0G  57% /usr
    /dev/sda2              16G  9.5G  5.0G  66% /var
    
     
    #3 crazyaboutlinux, Aug 14, 2010
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    The sizes shown by "diskquota" and "diskused" are in bytes (B); you may easily convert between kilobytes (KB), megabytes (MB), and gigabytes (GB), by using a calculator to divide or multiply by 1024.
     
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