[Dovecot] Post-login scripting - Trash cleanup

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Wed Feb 29 08:44:54 EET 2012

Am 28.02.2012 20:26, schrieb list at airstreamcomm.net:
> On Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:26:11 +0100, Robert Schetterer
> <robert at schetterer.org> wrote:
>> Am 28.02.2012 19:11, schrieb list at airstreamcomm.net:
>>> We are considering using the post-login scripting to clear trash older
>>> than 90 days from user accounts.  has anyone done this, and if so did
>>> this
>>> cause logins to slow down too much waiting for the trash to purge?  One
>>> idea was to execute the trash purge script once a day by tracking their
>>> logins and seeing that it has already ran that day.  Another idea was
> to
>>> call the trash purge script in the background and continue without
>>> acknowledging that it has finished to keep logins speedy.
>> look here if this match/solve your problem
>> http://wiki2.dovecot.org/Plugins/Expire
> Expire looks to be useful, but it appears to be something that enhances
> expunging of messages rather than automates the process if I am reading
> correctly.  We would like to make the process for expunging old Trash
> messages as automated and inline as possible.

doveadm expunge -A mailbox Trash savedbefore 90d
as cron job do what you want ?
Best Regards

MfG Robert Schetterer


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