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Unable to reset Cyrus quotas

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10


Once a quota has been set for Cyrus users it is not possible to change it again in YaST.
/usr/lib/cyrus/bin/quota reports that the quota has not changed


There are 2 workarounds for the issue:
1.  Enter cyradm and set the quota manually with sq user.username quota value eg.
    sq user.sarah 10000
2.  The other workaround is to go into the user properties in YaST and remove and readd the mail snapin.  This resets the quota and allows a new one to be set.

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  • Document ID:3148636
  • Creation Date: 04-Jan-2007
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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