index on custom headers for fast ipurge
morgan at orst.edu
Wed Jun 13 13:51:25 EDT 2007
On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, ram wrote:
> I am setting up a cyrus imap server with 40k-80k mailboxes
> I have a particular requirement that some particular messages should be
> deleted from all mailboxes.These are the usual yada-yada system
> notifications no one reads
> For this I plan to add custom headers in al these notifications and run
> ipurge for all mails with that header
> Is this possible ?
I don't use ipurge, so I can't say whether ipurge can do this.
> Alternatvely I could use an ImapClient script to logon to the mailboxes
> and delete the mails. But I wont have passwords for all mailboxes ?
A Cyrus administrator can authenticate as an administrator and authorize
as a user. You can then perform operations on behalf of the user. You
don't need to know the user's password.
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