Creating mail copies for backup

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Nov 5 08:43:39 GMT 2002

At 06:28 05/11/2002, you wrote:
>procmail can do it as mentioned by others, MailScanner is quite happy to
>copy in the qf and df files

MailScanner can now either copy the qf+df pair for each message, or a more
readable headers+body file of the message.

>, only issue with this idea is on a busy mail
>server you get directories with thousands and thousands of files in
>there real fast.

Do it very selectively, and it's only a problem on naff OS's that can't
handle big directories very quickly.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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