[Dovecot] keep users from deleting email

Bill Cole dovecot-20061108 at billmail.scconsult.com
Mon Apr 14 18:07:19 EEST 2008

At 9:45 AM -0500 4/14/08, Adam Williams  imposed structure on a 
stream of electrons, yielding:
>Charles Marcus wrote:
>>Then you are using the wrong tool.
>>For legal purposes, your message archives should be completely 
>>separate from your normal mail store.
>>Set up a parallel delivery system for your archiver.
>Do you mean like, Postfix's "always_bcc = awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us" 
>option?  But, then I'm doubling my data.  One copy is the user's 
>email, and one copy for always_bcc.  Then I have twice the data to 
>back up, more CPU cycles to compress it to tape, etc...

If you use something like Postfix's recipient_bcc_maps you may not 
need to back up the live user-facing mailboxes at all, because you 
can have an archive mailbox for each user instead of the big shared 
dump you get with always_bcc.
Bill Cole                                  
bill at scconsult.com

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