undelete a single message, delete_mode + expunge_mode activated
dennisdavis+info-cyrus at fastmail.fm
Mon Mar 10 17:04:31 EDT 2014
On Mon, 10 Mar 2014, Marcus Schopen wrote:
> From: Marcus Schopen <lists at localguru.de>
> To: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
> Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:31:17
> Subject: undelete a single message, delete_mode + expunge_mode activated
> I've just activated
> delete_mode: delayed
> expunge_mode: delayed
> on my cyrus 2.4.12.
> When deleting a single message from Inbox or a subfolder these
> message are not moved into a DELETED structure and keep staying
> at their originally place on filesystem. Those messages are
> definitely delete. I can't see them in my imap client anymore
> (tested with evolution and Thunderbird). How do I undelete these
> single messages?
Use the Cyrus "unexpunge" command mentioned on the page given below.
See the manual page for unexpunge for details. It's basically:
unexpunge -l ...
to list the deleted messages and either:
unexpunge -a ...
to restore all deleted messages or:
unexpunge -u ...
to restore selected messages.
You probably also want to use the "-d" argument on any restored
Dennis Davis <dennisdavis at fastmail.fm>
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