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Email delete after X days old disappeared?

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by trevHCS, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. trevHCS

    trevHCS Well-Known Member

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    Under Cpanel -> Email there used to be an option to auto delete messages that are more than X days old from mailboxes, but has this now been removed or is it set somewhere in WHM?

    Quite a useful feature as it saves explaining to people how to change "delete on download" to their various mail programs and then finding out it's been changed by some stupid techie who messed up all their settings.

    Cpanel: 11.18.1-RELEASE, build 20683

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    Trev
     
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    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

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    This setting was available back in the old days when cppop was used for our POP3 mail server (the old days of mbox). Since we now use maildir and thus use Courier which does not support this non-standard POP3 functionality, this functionality is no longer easily achievable via either the cPanel or WHM interfaces.
     
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    trevHCS Well-Known Member

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    Ah right - reminds me, must upgrade the mail on the rest of the servers one of these days unless Cpanel will be nice and do it for us one night....means I don't get the blame if it goes wrong. :)

    Maybe we need a POP3.1 with this built in as it would be darned useful. Then again, I guess in theory a custom cron script could be written to delete anything older than X days if there's any way to figure out when the last login/logout was too. Will have to think about this.

    Trev
     
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