Archive Mail _HOUR_ string in MailScanner.conf

Kevin Kobb kkobb at
Fri Feb 25 13:52:04 GMT 2011

Hi All,

Recently turned on the archive mail option in MailScanner, and it is 
working fine. The only question I have is that in the MailScanner.conf 
comments, it says that _HOUR_ will be replaced with a two digit hour, 
using padded "0" if needed.

However, on my test box with a setting like:

Archive Mail = /var/spool/MailScanner/archive/_DATE___HOUR_.mbox

I get filenames like 20110225_3.mbox, 20110225_4.mbox, etc. Not a big 
deal deal or anything, just wondered if I am doing something wrong or if 
this is a bug?

I am using MailScanner-4.82.6, with perl 5.10 on FreeBSD 7.4.

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