The message-copy configuration variable

message-copy specifies whether or not to keep filesystem copies of incoming messages, e.g. to burn a mail log to CD/DVD regularly. The default value of none means that no copies are ever made. Setting it to delivered keeps copies of all delivered messages, a value of errors keeps only those messages that could not be delivered because of errors, and all keeps copies of all messages.

Note that this setting applies only to messages that arrive via LMTP (or SMTP). Messages copied into the database using IMAP (as e.g. imapsync does) or imported with aoximport take a different path.

message-copy is a string. Its default value is none.

You can see its current value with the command aox show cf message-copy.

String syntax

Strings may be written as a single unquoted word or quoted with either single or double quotes, as shown in these three examples:

db-password = single.word
db-password = "rock'n'roll" # a 12-character password
db-password = 'two words, quoted' # a 17-character one

Only single-line strings can be used. Single-word strings may contain the characters a-z, A-Z, 0-9, dot, hyphen and slash.

Spaces are allowed at the start of the line, before and after '=', and after the value. Comments extend from '#' to the end of the line.

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Last modified: 2010-11-19