Article ID: 118870, created on Nov 26, 2013, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 11.0 for Linux


I cannot create mail account, the following error is shown:

Maximal allowed number of attempts to create a maildirsize file exceeded
System error 11: Resource temporarily unavailable
unable to set default mbox quota for domain '' (processing 'admin')
System error 11: Resource temporarily unavailable
Fatal error: plesk::mail::FSError(unable to store domain quota: "/var/qmail/mailnames/")


The issue is caused by incorrect system hostname, it contains "/" symbol:

# hostname


Change system hostname using hostname utility, then change it in Plesk Panel under Tools & Settings > Server Settings

# hostname

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restoring mailbox quota settings

Fatal error: plesk::mail::FSError

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