[Dovecot] Setting retention policies
dovecot-20061108 at billmail.scconsult.com
Mon Jun 25 18:42:35 EEST 2007
At 7:24 AM -0700 6/25/07, Don Russell imposed structure on a stream
of electrons, yielding:
>I access e-mail from different PCs, typically using Thunderbird e-mail client.
>Thunderbird has a a "retention policy" it can set on a folder by
>folder basis. Policies such as how long to keep messages for, or how
>many messages to keep.
>Is there a way to set those policies on the server itself?
Dovecot itself does not have such a facility, but if you use Maildir
it is a fairly straightforward bit of scripting to whack message
files greater than a particular age because they are in predictable
places and have names starting with their delivery time as a Unix
bill at scconsult.com
More information about the dovecot