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Orphaned Email Accounts

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by keat63, May 27, 2016.

  1. keat63

    keat63 Well-Known Member

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    I have a hosted plan that has a number of addon domains.
    A few of these addon domains, I copied, recreated and migrated to my dedicated server.
    I then removed the addon domain from the hosted plan.

    However, If I look at the mail folder on this hosted server, I can still see folder structures of the old domains, all full of email content.
    I assume therefore that these were not removed when the addon domain was removed.
    Is there any reasoning behind this , these folders are taking up space.
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    AFAIK, email is not removed in a situation like this. You'd need to clean them up manually.

    When in doubt, backup the files or move them out of the way first to make sure nothing breaks before killing them all together.
     
  3. keat63

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    Great.. there's tons of the stuff. o_O
     
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