ME020223 - HOWTO: How to automatically purge mail messages from the message store


SUMMARY

The parameters and switches needed for the MEPURGE utility.

DETAIL

MailEnable provides a command line utility to purge messages from the MailEnable message store. The utility will purge all postmaster, badmail, Inbox or Deleted Items messages that exceed the specified age. It can be scheduled as a batch job using the Windows Task Scheduler if needed.

Syntax: MEPURGE {POSTOFFICE+ALL} {DAYS} {SWITCHES} [UNREAD]

Parameters:
POSTOFFICE|ALL = Apply to a single postoffice or to all post offices
DAYS = The minimum age of messages (in days).
SWITCHES = See following section (switches are delimited by a plus)
UNREAD = Do not purge unread messages


Switches: (delimited by a plus character)
POSTMASTER = Clean the Inbox of Postmaster Mailboxes
INBOX = Clean the Inbox of all Mailboxes
DELETED = Clean the Deleted Items Folder of all Mailboxes
SENT = Clean the Sent Items Folder of all Mailboxes
JUNK = Clean the Junk E-mail Folder of all Mailboxes
BADMAIL = Clean the System BadMail Folder
REPORT = Reports on matching deletions for all settings - does not delete files

Note: Multiple switches can be used if delimited with a + character.

e.g. MEPURGE MAILENABLE.COM 30 INBOX+DELETED+SENT UNREAD

MORE INFORMATION

The message purge utility is available from the following URL: http://www.mailenable.com/addons_Management.asp

 



Product:MailEnable (All Versions)
Module:General
Keywords:MEPURGE message store badmail inbox deleted items postmaster purge purging,
Class:HOWTO: Product Instructions
Revised:Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Publisher:MailEnable