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[SLUG] pop3/imap4 ability to delete "old" mail
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- Subject: [SLUG] pop3/imap4 ability to delete "old" mail
- From: Peter Rundle <peter.rundle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Sep 10 14:32:02 2001
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Does anyone know how to use pop3/imap4 or know of ready made tools
to delete mail that is say more than two weeks old from an ISP's
I'm thinking of using fetchmail to pull the mail down to my home
linux box. If I have fetchmail delete it after success then I have
to go home to read my mail, which 90% of the time is ok. But sometimes
I "have laptop will travel" and need to get my mail remotely. So
say I use fetchmail with the --keep option, this works fine until my
Isp mailbox overflows.
Any ideas on how to get a cron job to connect to the isp once a day
and remove two week old mail? This way fetchmail will have a complete
record of mail but if I'm remote I can connect to the Isp and get
messages up to two weeks old.
Pointers to urls etc happily received.