Automatic archival and expiration of messages?
mrl at psfc.mit.edu
Sun Feb 1 11:20:05 EST 2004
Thanks. I want to do this for users here who don't have time to trim
down their INBOX, but who complain how their computer gets tied up
every a rsync of the INBOX. For these people, it would nice if INBOX
only stored the last few months worth of messages. Time to do some
research into Perl scripts, I guess!
At 9:28 AM -0500 2/1/04, Ken Murchison wrote:
>Mark London wrote:
>>In order to keep INBOX to a reasonable size, I would like to set up
>>an automatic system that would automatically move old messages from
>>INBOX to another folder. Any suggestions? Thanks. - Mark
>There isn't any Cyrus utility to do this (ipurge is the closest), so
>you're best bet is to write a Perl script that uses the following
>SEARCH SINCE <date>
>COPY <seq> <mbox>
>STORE <seq> +flags \deleted
>Of course, you'll have to check the Perl module and/or RFC 3501 for
>the correct syntax.
>Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
>Software Engineer 21 Princeton Place
>716-662-8973 x26 Orchard Park, NY 14127
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