delete_mode: delayed not always working?

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Wed Sep 23 08:00:49 EDT 2009

> Thanks for your reply!
> --On 23. September 2009 21:32:55 +1000 Bron Gondwana <brong at>
> wrote:
>>> The output of "ctl_mboxlist -d  | grep DELETED" didn't include it,
>>> either. Fortunately I had a flashcopy from which I could restore the
>>> mailbox, but still I wonder what happened. Before I look at the code
>>> myself, I wanted to ask if someone knows offhand if there are known
>>> circumstances that cause mailboxes to be deleted immediately.
>> Take a look at the code yourself, and search for the magic string
>> "Localdelete".  It bypasses delayed delete.
> Localdelete seems to be an actual (private) command that a client can
> issue, right? I think it's completely impossible that the mailbox was
> deleted using this command ...

Could the user in question be an admin or a proxyadmin?


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