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Old 01-10-2007, 03:17 AM   #1
combilli
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Hello... This time want to ask about deleting mail in IMAP.


Got like 20 computers using IMAP to share email with each other.

There are about 10~20 email accounts using IMAP.
And some of them have over 20 folders. Most email account contain thousands of email and stored in different folders..

The servser using Postfix , MailDir to store mails, squirrelmail webmail.


I want to delete all emails before October of 2005.

Is there a fast method to delete them.(I found there is a mail expiration plugin for squirrelmail, but it's not working with the MailDir.

Could any one give me some opinions?
THX
 
Old 01-10-2007, 03:24 AM   #2
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You should be able to do this with the find command from the terminal. This will allow you to find files older than some specified time recursively. You may need to run this for each user though
 
  


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