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Topic: QUestion about the new fix about incorrect crontab job of vmail user

What does this fix do actually?

http://www.iredmail.org/forum/topic418- … -user.html

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Re: QUestion about the new fix about incorrect crontab job of vmail user

Is it clear?

Abstract:
- There will be a file permission error if you enable below crontab job (it's disabled by default) of vmail user:

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Re: QUestion about the new fix about incorrect crontab job of vmail user

Sorry for asking the stupid question, what does the job do?

# ---- RHEL/CentOS ----
1   5   *   *   *   find /var/virusmails -ctime +30 | xargs rm -rf {}

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Re: QUestion about the new fix about incorrect crontab job of vmail user

I'm not 100% positive, but I *THINK* it removes quarantined emails (with virus) that are over 30 days old. Zang may want to confirm this though. Not sure why it is disabled by default though...

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Re: QUestion about the new fix about incorrect crontab job of vmail user

Caliban wrote:

but I *THINK* it removes quarantined emails (with virus) that are over 30 days old.

Correct.

Caliban wrote:

Not sure why it is disabled by default though...

Not all administrators want to delete them, iRedMail should NOT make too more decisions for admins, it just ready for your use.

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Re: QUestion about the new fix about incorrect crontab job of vmail user

ZhangHuangbin wrote:
Caliban wrote:

but I *THINK* it removes quarantined emails (with virus) that are over 30 days old.

Correct.

Caliban wrote:

Not sure why it is disabled by default though...

Not all administrators want to delete them, iRedMail should NOT make too more decisions for admins, it just ready for your use.

Thanks for the info. It make more understand about iRedMail. smile