[Dovecot] expunging

micah anderson micah at riseup.net
Sat Feb 18 19:34:14 EET 2012

On Sat, 18 Feb 2012 18:52:57 +0200, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
> On 17.2.2012, at 20.25, Micah Anderson wrote:
> > /usr/bin/doveadm expunge -A mailbox Trash* savedbefore 21d
> > /usr/bin/doveadm expunge -A mailbox Spam savedbefore 7d
> > /usr/bin/doveadm expunge -A mailbox Sent savedbefore 120d
> > 
> > It seems like it does not use the iterate query, but rather it looks
> > into the database at the expires table and rather it iterates over every
> > user mentioned there. This is a problem because I've got multiple
> > dovecot machines with different sets of users on them, using the same
> > table, so that means that its doing stat() calls on each system for
> > every user mentioned there and failing to find the user on the
> > filesystem (because the user is on another system). In these cases it
> > spits out an error: doveadm(user): Info: User no longer exists, skipping
> Upgrade to v2.1:
>         * Expire plugin: Only go through users listed by userdb iteration.
>           Delete dict rows for nonexistent users, unless
>           expire_keep_nonexistent_users=yes.

Great, i'll give that version a spin, thanks!

Is there a similar dict row cleanup for quota?


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