[Dovecot] Automatic expire on post-login

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Wed Nov 24 11:55:41 EET 2010

Am 24.11.2010 09:57, schrieb Antonio Perez-Aranda:
> I need to clear two folder from Maildir at login.
> Exatly, delete all mails older than 30 days on Trash and 1 day on spam folder.
> I'm using dovecot 2.0 and I think about use a post-login script
> calling doveadm -u $user expunge but post-login scripts in dovecot 2.0
> are very complex

i dont think you should do/can it with  post-login script, this would
produce heavy overload, as you connect much times i.e in an imap seesion
but i may fail here...

> Is there possible to get the environment vars like on dovecot 1.2 ?
> I think this action must be done by expire plugin, but it isn't the
> work method if as I understand after read wiki2.dovecot.org about
> expire plugin, It run only with a cronjob.

i do it with cron and expire plugin
Best Regards

MfG Robert Schetterer


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