CYR_EXPIRE

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Updated: Project Cyrus
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NAME

cyr_expire - expire messages and duplicate delivery database entries  

SYNOPSIS

cyr_expire [ -C config-file ] -E expire-days [ -X expunge-days ] [ -v ]  

DESCRIPTION

Cyr_expire is used to expire messages and duplicate delivery database entries. Cyr_expire also cleanses mailboxes of partially expunged messages (when using the "delayed" expunge mode). The expiration of messages is controlled by the /vendor/cmu/cyrus-imapd/expire mailbox annotation which specifies the age (in days) of messages in the given mailbox that should be deleted. Any duplicate delivery database entries which correspond to the mailbox are also deleted at the same frequency.

The value of the /vendor/cmu/cyrus-imapd/expire annotation is inherited by all children of the given mailbox, so an entire mailbox tree can be expired by seting a single annotation on the root of that tree. If a mailbox does not have a /vendor/cmu/cyrus-imapd/expire annotation set on it (or does not inherit one), then no messages are expired from the mailbox.

Cyr_expire reads its configuration options out of the imapd.conf(5) file unless specified otherwise by -C.  

OPTIONS

-C config-file
Read configuration options from config-file.
-E expire-days
Prune the duplicate database of entries older than expire-days. This value is only used for entries which do not have a corresponding /vendor/cmu/cyrus-imapd/expire mailbox annotation.
-X expunge-days
Expunge previously deleted messages older than expunge-days (when using the "delayed" expunge mode). The default is 0 (zero) days, which will expunge all previously deleted messages.
-v
Enable verbose output.
 

FILES

/etc/imapd.conf
 

SEE ALSO

imapd.conf(5), cyrus-master(8)


 

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SEE ALSO

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