Control number of archives

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Thu Aug 24 09:34:37 IST 2006

Matthias Kellermann wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm using MailScanner with postfix and its working fine.
> All the mail is archived under /var/spool/MailScanner/archive/YYYYMMDD.
> This is ok but how can I control the number of days that are archived 
> there? I didn't find any options for that in the config file. A number 
> of 7 would be great so the /var partition won't run out of space :)
> Best regards,
> Matthias

there's a seperate cron job in the bin/cronjobs directory that you can 
set to run once per day and clean out 'old' stuff.

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


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