[Dovecot] getting rid of old spam from +spam Maildir ?

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Tue Jul 10 14:34:24 EEST 2012

Am 10.07.2012 13:25, schrieb Voytek Eymont:
> I'm trying to setup per user '+spam' delivery from amavis tags, so that
> each user gets any mails tagged as spam to 'spam' Maildir via +spam
> Dovecot lmtp delivery.

i have no amavis, i use a global sieve rule to deliver tagged mail into
special Junk folder, and virtual plugin to get users the chance to
download tagged mails from Junk folder via pop3 too

look i.e here


> after say 7 days I want to delete all spams older than 7 days,
> if I simply delete mail files from the file system, is that a 'bad thing' ?

perhaps use daily cron with something like this

doveadm expunge -A mailbox Junk  savedbefore 7d;

> what is a proper way to do that, and scripts ?
> for removing/archiving old uncollected emails in main INBOX I use
> archivemail from sf, but, don't think I can do subfoldrs with archivemail
> any pointers (and scripts) welcomed, thanks

 i am not sure what you ask for here, looking for archive solution ?

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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