banz at umbc.edu
Thu Aug 16 11:40:46 EDT 2007
> Yes, i see, that's to invoke it. But i'm also reading that the config
> must be in imapd.conf yet i've seen no example for the syntax to do so
> (nor what is required (or even suggested)).
> I'm also wondering how to have squatter run against all IMAP
> Do i need to specify them all when i invoke it? Or can i get away with
> feeding it "/var/spool/imap" with the -r switch and hoping it will
> figure it out?
It pretty much does the right thing out of the box.
The only configuration we've done is use the "metapartition" option
to place the squat data on a separate filesystem than the mail spool
databases & files. This way we're not snapshotting them or backing
them up, since they're easily recreated.
While their size is only a fraction of a folders', they get
completely regenerated any time a folder gets updated -- so they
could end up making a significant impact on your daily incremental
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