[Dovecot] compressed mailboxes ?

Stan Hoeppner stan at hardwarefreak.com
Tue Mar 8 23:39:21 EET 2011

Frank Bonnet put forth on 3/8/2011 2:07 PM:
> disk space I need to gain a bit space
> before migrate to the new server

After you shut down the Dovecot daemons in preparation for copying the
mailbox files to the new sever, simply delete all the index directories.
 That will free up a huge amount of space.  The indexes will be
automatically rebuilt when users log into the new server.


> Le 08/03/2011 17:39, Stan Hoeppner a écrit :
>> Frank Bonnet put forth on 3/8/2011 9:54 AM:
>>> Hello
>>> Is it possible to use compressed mailboxes ( MBOX format )
>>> with dovecot using a plugin ?
>> What is your motivation?

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