var/spool/filter -- safe to delete?

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var/spool/filter -- safe to delete?

Post by emmulator » Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:19 pm

The var/spool/filter directory of our installation is currently taking up 20GB of disk space. Is it safe to purge these files, or is there a way to configure the system to purge them?

This seems to be related to Bounce Management, which is why I'm asking in this forum.

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Post by maschoff » Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:22 am

You can safely delete the files in this directory. The files contain copies of all feedback mails filtered by the OpenEMM mailloop (probably primarily spam replies).
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Post by emmulator » Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:56 pm

Thanks -- that will help us manage the disk space on that server. Do we need to stop sendmail or anything to safely remove them?

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Post by maschoff » Wed Oct 07, 2009 9:18 am

No, these files are just kind of backup copies for sysadmins who like to dig into them.
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