[Dovecot] How to delete old mails in dovecot 1.2.x

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Feb 17 01:28:28 EET 2012

On 17.2.2012, at 0.39, Przemysław Orzechowski wrote:

> I need to delete old mails from over 100 mailboxes with average of 10k
> mails / mailbox 
> Is there a way to delete old mails (by message date not file creation
> date) as with doveadm in dovecot 2 ?

You can delete them by mtime or by ctime:


If by "message date" you mean the Date: header, then there's no easy way.

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