Question about using ipurge
morgan at orst.edu
Tue Oct 17 12:56:20 EDT 2006
On Tue, 17 Oct 2006, Andrew Morgan wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Oct 2006, AndrXs Tarallo wrote:
>> We need to clean certain mails from a mailbox. Specifically we are
>> trying to clean mails older than 30 days. So we execute (as cyrus)
>> this command:
>> ipurge -d 30 username
>> It returns almost inmediately but nothing happens and the mails remain
>> there. We didn't use -f flag because we were affraid of deleting all
>> Thanks in advance
> Have you tried using "ipurge -d 30 user.username"?
Whoops, the manpage says:
Ipurge by default only deletes mail below shared folders, which
means that mails in mailbox(es) below INBOX.* and user.* stay
untouched. Use the option -f to also delete mail in mailbox(es)
below these folders.
So you'll have to use the -f option.
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