FIX Error "Mail quota exceeded", Permanent Failure, Qmail Plesk  Print this Article

If the sender is getting the below error when he is sending you the email then you need to increase the quota of the users mailbox.


Hi. This is the qmail-send program at
I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the following addresses.
This is a permanent error; I've given up. Sorry it didn't work out.

Mail quota exceeded.


Please follow the following steps to increse the mailbox quota from your plesk control panel.

1) Login to Plesk control panel.


2) Click on Mailbox.


3) Select the email address for which you want to increase quota.

email address

4) Click on mailbox.


5) Increase the size in Mailquota text box and click on "OK"


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