Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 09:54:45 -0500 From: "James R. Mirick" <jrmpublic@...thlink.net> To: popa3d-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Suddenly, won't authenticate (Sorry about the HTML, I assume this is now plain text?) The mailbox size was only 150K, I reduced it to zero (just deleted the contents via the mail server's console) and it still fails. I'm using whatever version the Red Hat RPN is. Solar Designer wrote: > James, > > You managed to post your message as HTML only, making it unreadable in > web-based archives of this mailing list and forcing me to convert it to > text for the quotes in this response. Please re-configure your > Thunderbird to send messages as plain text. > > On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 08:43:04AM -0500, James R. Mirick wrote: > >> Jul 12 16:47:44 linux2600 popa3d: Failed or refused to load >> /var/spool/mail/jrm >> > > This suggests that authentication succeeds, but popa3d either fails or > refuses to process the mailbox. The most common reason for this is the > compile-time mailbox size limit that popa3d has in order to prevent a > single huge mailbox from causing excessive load on the entire server. > > Since most people don't bother to read documentation to become aware of > the limit and adjust it as necessary, I have raised the default all the > way up to 2 GB for popa3d 1.0+. Older versions of popa3d had the > default at 100 MB and later at 200 MB. > >
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