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Overview

The Manual Resource Options section appears when you select the Select package options manually checkbox in the Package section.

Note:

Before you set quotas, consider the type of content that your users intend to host. 

Manual Resource Options

You can select the following resource options in the Manual Resource Options section:

OptionDescription
Disk Space Quota (MB)

The maximum amount of space on the server’s hard drive for the new account, in Megabytes (MB).

Bandwidth Limit (MB)

The maximum amount of data that the new account can transfer each month, in Megabytes (MB).

Max FTP AccountsThe maximum number of FTP accounts for the new account.
Max Email AccountsThe maximum number of email accounts for the new account.
Max Quota per Email Address (MB)

The maximum size that the account can define when it creates an email account, in Megabytes (MB).

Note:

When you adjust this value it does not affect existing email accounts.

Max Mailing Lists

The maximum number of mailing lists for the new account.

Note:

The Mailman application controls mailing lists. For more information, read Mailman's overview documentation.

Max SQL Databases

The maximum number of each available type of SQL database.

For example, if you set this value to 5 and allow MySQL® and PostgreSQL® databases, the account can create up to five MySQL databases and up to five PostgreSQL databases.

Max Sub Domains

The maximum number of subdomains that the new account may create.

Important:

A value of 0 prevents subdomain creation.

Max Parked Domains

The maximum number of parked domains (aliases) that the new account may create.

Important:

A value of 0 prevents parked domain creation.

Max Addon Domains

The maximum number of addon domains that the new account may create.

Important:

A value of 0 prevents addon domain creation.

Maximum Hourly Email by Domain Relayed

The maximum number of emails that a domain can send per hour. This option sets the same limit for every domain on the account.

  • This value defaults to Unlimited.
  • Set this value to 0 to allow unlimited outbound emails.

Note:

To set different limits for each domain, read our How to Set Email Send Limits documentation.

Maximum percentage of failed or deferred messages a domain may send per hour

The maximum percentage of failed or deferred messages that a domain can send before your server temporarily blocks outgoing mail from that domain.

  • The system examines outgoing and local mail over the previous hour to determine whether the domain exceeds the limit. 
  • When a domain exceeds the limit, it cannot send mail until the domain no longer exceeds the limit. 
  • This setting defaults to unlimited.

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