[CentOS] Cyrus IMAP and ipurge

Agnello George agnello.dsouza at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 07:51:41 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 7:49 AM, Spiro Harvey <spiro at knossos.net.nz> wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Jun 2009 20:53:58 -0500
> Jeff <jlar310 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Can't help much with ipurge. I never did like how it works. I have
> > chosen a different approach using the cyradm mboxconfig command to
> > set the expire option on each mailbox as needed. The 'expire' option
> > is set-it-and-forget-it. Yet this approach lacks managability. There
> > is no quick and easy way to survey all of your user mailboxes to
> > check the expire option settings.
> Thanks Jeff. I thought that the expire mboxconfig setting required
> running of the cyr_expire program to trigger it, but I could never
> figure out why it forces you to include the expiry age on the command
> line when the mailbox folders have that info already.
> i too have a similar query  i too need to delet messages older than 3 days
in my /etc/cyru.conf i have a entry like this
delprune cmd="cyr_expire -E 3" at=0400
would this mean that the messages in(  /var/spool/imap/a/users/abp/* ) older
than 3 days get deleted ?
thank you !!

Agnello D'souza
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