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How to Fix Slow Email Account Page Loading Due to Large Disk Usage of Users

If you encounter slow page loading when you open your Email Accounts page, that means you are facing excessive disk space usage or just too many accounts. You have 2 options to speed up the loading of that page.

Technique #1: Using Cache Option

By default, the pop email disk usage caching option is disabled. You can enable this option by editing the directadmin.conf configuration via SSH

vi /usr/local/directadmin/conf/directadmin.conf

Add below line into the directadmin.conf file to enable disk usage cache:

Setup cronjob by editing the following command:
vi /etc/cron.d/directadmin_cron

Add below line into the command:

NOTE: The above command is applied to ALL domain name. To apply to a single domain name, you need to type the following command instead:

NOTE: is referring to a specific target domain name you wish to apply this cronjob command.

Restart crond service

service crond restart

Technique # 2: Edit Directadmin.conf

vi /usr/local/directadmin/conf/directadmin.conf

Disable pop3 disk usage completely by adding below line:


Updated on: 12/11/2018

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