Injecting a mail folder into a users inbox/restore from backup

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Wed Dec 12 04:20:41 EST 2012

--On 12. Dezember 2012 08:51:58 +0100 Michael Neumann 
<Michael.Neumann at> wrote:

> Am 12.12.2012 08:35, schrieb Michael Menge:
>> expunge_mode is only for mails, delete_mode is the option for
>> folders but works slightly different. The deleted folder is
>> moved to a special folder (option deletedprefix in imapd.conf)
>> You can restore the folder with cyradm by movin it to the old
>> place.
>> cyr_expire will remove the old mails an folders. Take a look at
>> the options and configure a cyr_expire run in the EVENT section
>> of cyrus.conf
> Thanks, so the delete_duration for mailboxes is set using the -D option
> of cyr_expire. I am now unsure about expunge_mode, there is an option
> expunge_days in imapd.conf and the -X option of cyr_expire, how do those
> two options work together?

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