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Auto-delete Spam Box emails older than x days.

electric shared this idea 23 months ago
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As a server administrator I would like cPanel to allow me to define an auto-deletion of Spam from a users's Spam Box to prevent unnecessary disk space being taken up by users who fail to empty their Spam Box regularly.

This feature request would add a setting in WHM "Tweak Settings" where an admin can specify the desired time limit for any emails in the Spam Box. For example:

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Delete emails in Spam Box older than [ x ] days. (Default to 90 days.)

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To show a list of all .spam foldersand their disk usage, here is the command:


  1. find /home/*/mail -type d -name '.spam' -exec du -sh {} \;

If anyone wants a little more background on this feature request, here's the original forum thread that prompted the request.

https://forums.cpanel.net/threads/how-to-auto-delete-spambox-emails-older-than-x-days.606323/


Cheers!