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XF 1.4 Conversations - quota limits

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by SnoSheriff, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. SnoSheriff

    SnoSheriff Active Member

    Does XF have the ability to manage or set Conversation quota limits? For example, can the users sent unlimited amount of conversations? Can they attach unlimited amount of pics or other files? Can this be controlled at User Group level? For example, basic registered user gets 5MB of quota space and 20 Conversation mailbox. Upgraded membership gets more... Thank you!
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  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    There is no conversation limit or permission.
  3. SnoSheriff

    SnoSheriff Active Member

    If there are no limits then how can I prevent someone from sending unlimited amounts of attachments and file size which could consume my server's space? Does that mean that Registered member's Conversation box will never be cleaned up? What if that chews up the server space? Am, I missing something or is this concern a non-issue and why?
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can set permissions for "Upload attachments to personal conversations" if you want to restrict certain groups.

    Conversations are deleted when all participants have left the conversation.
  5. sbj

    sbj Well-Known Member

  6. SnoSheriff

    SnoSheriff Active Member

    Great, now I understand the core functionality. Would be a nice enhancement to core tho ;)

    Thanks for the lead SBJ. I'll check it out.
  7. dethfire

    dethfire Well-Known Member

    I think this is a problem. Big boards are going to have huge amounts of old conversations because no one is going to take the time to "leave" the conversation. They will just leave it as it is and move on with their life.
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  8. Poindexter

    Poindexter Active Member

    An ability to limit would be nice.
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  9. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    I agree.
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  10. maszd

    maszd Active Member

    +1 :)
  11. James

    James Well-Known Member

    This is in questions and support. I would recommend starting a thread in the suggestions forum and rallying everyone to like it so it gains some traction. Unfortunately here there's not much use agreeing will do :)
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