Re: Missing postfix file main.cf.default
Bernd Ernesti <netbsd <at> lists.veego.de>
2012-07-10 05:06:25 GMT
On Sun, Jul 08, 2012 at 07:02:51PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Bernd Ernesti <netbsd <at> lists.veego.de> writes:
> > On Sun, Jul 08, 2012 at 04:06:41PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> >> Bernd Ernesti <netbsd <at> lists.veego.de> writes:
> >> > I just lost a few mails because the main.cf, which is shipped
> >> > with NetBSD, contains only a very limited set of configuration
> >> > examples.
> >> I don't follow. Can you be more specific?
> > The size limits are not listed so a mail will bounce if the spool file
> > gets too big, which was not an issue with sendmail.
> > I checked the example main.cf before and there was nothing mentioned
> > about the limits so I assumed that there are sane and would have been
> > more cautious if I knew the actual limits.
> So you mean
> you didn't change the size limits explicitly, and were surprised that
> your MTA rejected messages that were over 10 MB?
Of course not. It was the mailbox size limit (mailbox_size_limit) which
doesn't account the free disk space size and so stops accepting mails
if that file is around 50MB big.