[Dovecot] Online backup with dovecot

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Tue Jun 24 20:11:58 EEST 2008

On Tue, 24 Jun 2008, Johan 'yosh' Marklund wrote:

> Hi!
> Do you guys/girls (whichever you prefer) know if it's possible (i.e. in 
> some semitransparent/easy way) to incorporate an online backup system? 
> If the mail is older than a set amount of days it gets compressed.
> I want my mail storage size to shrink but on the other hand I want to 
> keep the mails I get and have them easily readable :)
> I'm thinking of symlinks and some kind of gzip fuse filesystem... Please 
> save me ,)

You could always compress *everything* - I have vague recollections of 
the ability to gzip the files in a live Maildir, as discussed at e.g. 
http://www.dovecot.org/list/dovecot/2005-June/007703.html .

-- Asheesh.

Use only in a well-ventilated area.

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