Redelivering mail from archive (mbox format? to Maildir)

PenguinWhispererThe . th3penguinwhisperer at
Tue Jun 11 20:12:59 UTC 2019

BTW: I have the following configuration for Archive:

Archive Mail = /var/spool/MailScanner/archive
# If a location specified in "Archive Mail" is not found, should it assume
Missing Mail Archive Is = directory

The E124D.... mentioned earlier is not a directory though, it's a file. The
file utility says it's "data". And it's located in a directory YYYYMMDD.
I thought I had a lead that the format is mbx so installed mbx2mbox but I
got an error that this is not an mbx or dbx file.
Content starts with:
C_         933942             725               1               0

If anyone would recognize this format or what format Mailscanner is using
for it's format that would be great.

On Tue, 11 Jun 2019 at 20:51, PenguinWhispererThe . <
th3penguinwhisperer at> wrote:

> Hi,
> A user had an issue with his mail software and got some emails deleted.
> I can't seem to restore them from backup however I found the email in the
> mailscanner archive directory /var/spool/MailScanner/archive/.
> However I don't seem to find how to "replay" this message. So let it be
> delivered in the Maildir again.
> I found some articles about quarantined emails and I have these settings:
> Quarantine Whole Message = yes
> Quarantine Whole Messages As Queue Files = no
> So if I understand this right I have emails in Mbox format in "archive"?
> Filename is something like this:
> E124D123456.A123F
> How can I let this archived message be delivered again to the Maildir of
> the user? The user Maildir is on the same server. So perhaps there's a way
> to put it in a correct directory in the Maildir or put it in a queue. Or is
> it in like an EML format?
> Or is this not possible?
> I'm using postfix BTW.
> Thanks in advance for your help.
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