uniqueid based paths

Jeroen van Meeuwen (Kolab Systems) vanmeeuwen at kolabsys.com
Mon Mar 23 13:37:26 EDT 2015

On 2015-03-23 13:50, Gerd v. Egidy wrote:
>> Tech support is another use case here.
>> People often call and say they can't find a message in this and that 
>> folder
>> or that some Kolab data is not up to date. We ssh into the machine
>> and then use f.e. midnight commander to browse the folders of the 
>> user.
> Yes, that is a common use case. Being able to grep, du, copy or 
> otherwise
> script access to all folders of a user really speeds up support. You 
> can
> immediately see what the user has done with your natural tools on the
> commandline.

With expunge_mode: delayed we use unexpunge -l 
user/john.doe/some/folder at example.org today -- iow, no need to know the 
uniqueid there.

If something does require us to 'cd' in to the mailbox or 'grep' some 
hierarchy, we use the mbpath utility (despite the outcome being 
predicable for a default installation, it is not so much with 
fulldirhash enabled).

With delete_mode: delayed we use kolab list-deleted-mailboxes (giving 
you the original path and a humanly readable datetime of the deletion).

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen

Systems Architect, Kolab Systems AG

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