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hithere 03-06-2010 08:04 PM

dovecot separate INDEX and CONTROL size space
 
Hello all,

I would like to test a new dovecot installation with separate INDEX and CONTROL files, meaning that they are are not stored in user's home directory and taking space from their quota, but in separate no-quota directories, like this:

mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir:INDEX=/var/cache/dovecot/index/%u:CONTROL=/var/cache/dovecot/control/%u

If /var/cache/dovecot is a separate partition, what size should it be? For lets say 1000 users on the system, each with 100MB inbox file (average). I can't make an estimate of an average message count, I guess that would be more helpful.

Or how much space does one entry in INDEX and CONTROL file take for 1 mail message? And I'll do the calculation with more detailed data...

Thank you in advance!


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