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Re: Mail forwarding possible when mailbox_size_limit is reached?

From: Axel Freyn <axel-freyn_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Oct 24 2010 - 13:41:40 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 09:14:08AM -0400, Wietse Venema wrote:
> > Sending a mail to the test-account with a full mailbox results in
> >
> > postfix/smtpd[29666]: 5A32115CEAA: client=localhost.localdomain[127.0.0.1]
> > postfix/cleanup[29651]: 5A32115CEAA: message-id=<20101024125249.GB29594@....de>
> > postfix/qmgr[28520]: 5A32115CEAA: from=<abf@....de>, size=983, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
> > postfix/smtpd[29666]: disconnect from localhost.localdomain[127.0.0.1]
> > postfix/local[29650]: 5A32115CEAA: to=<abf@....de>, relay=local, delay=0.01, delays=0/0/0/0, dsn=4.2.2, status=SOFTBOUNCE (cannot update mailbox /var/mail/abf for user abf. error writing message: File too large)
> >
> > (again, postfix does not forward the mail)
>
> Try without soft bounce (and without EX_TEMPFAIL).
Thanks -- that was the problem! Now everything works as expected :-)
Beside, I just checked: with "soft_bounce=no", the order of the entries
in .forward or /etc/aliases is NOT important -- the mails are always
forwarded, even when the local mailbox is larger than
mailbox_size_limit.

Thank you!

Axel