Convert 'store'd emails mbox format

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Tue Jul 5 09:11:07 IST 2005

Martin Hepworth wrote:
> All
> I've got lots of emails on my server that are in the 
> quarantine/<date>nonspam directories. These seem to in some odd format - 
> they ain't rfc 862 format as they start with...
> Received: from ([])
>         by with esmtp (Exim (FreeBSD))
>         id 1DoKty-00015S-4n
>         for someusers at; Fri, 01 Jul 2005 13:45:50 +010
> BUT (there's always a but aint there ;-) I need to get these into rfc862 
> format so I can cat them together in one big mbox file and pop them into 
> Thunderbird (or whatever) so I can look at them as if I has recieved 
> them myself.
> Any ideas of perl/shell/.. wizardry that would do this???
> -- 
> Martin Hepworth
> Snr Systems Administrator
> Solid State Logic
> Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


sorted it myself - had the quarantine as queue files to setup another 
instance of MS, and had the archive go an mbox file, then reinserted the 
queue files into the inbound queue dir of the new dir...and Robert's you 
mother's brother..


Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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