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Thu Jan 15 15:36:01 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 4:22 PM, Jan Agermose <ja at> wrote:
> hi
> I have a problem on my server in that fills with old files that
> are never removed - files back one year - I think its safe to say they will
> not get delivered.
> Is there som "find" command that can remove all files older than 14 dayes if
> its safe to do so or should I clean up in some other way?

Put this in root's crontab:

0 4 * * * find /var/spool/ -mtime +14 | xargs rm -f

Typically a mail server only tries to deliver something for 5 days so
you could lower 14 if you want.


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