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IMAP Does Not Take a Folder Quota Setting into Account. (Doc ID 1486494.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 15, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After setting a Folder Quota on an individual user, when you verify that quota setting via IMAP protocol (e.q using getquotaroot <folder>) you notice that IMAP does not take the quota setting into account. Instead, imapd is using a default quota setting.

For example:

1. You set a folder quota for user "<uid>" something like this

Default -> 50M
INBOX -> 20M
Sent-> 10M

2. Verify the quota configuration from LDAP entries and imquotacheck command.

User "<uid>" has the appropriate value for the mailQuota attribute on his LDAP such as: mailQuota: 50M;INBOX M;SentM

And by using "imquotacheck"  (you might want to run iminitquota first) the quota setting can be shown as follows:





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