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How can I limit max. Filesize of a user without Shell

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How can I limit the maximum Filesize of a user (specially mailuser) if
this user has no shell.
The shell of our users are set to /bin/false

Some users do not collect their mails so they get unlimited big.
We found even 1 Giga for a user in /var/mail

So I would like to know how do that.
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use quotas
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sendmail also has the ability to set a max. filesize
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