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Lost mailbox

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Lost mailbox

I have alphasetver DS10 with True64UNIX V5.1A.
I was keaping messages from cron in the mailbox and I never delete them from there. At once was entire mailbox empty. What was happen ? Is there some size limit to mailbox ?

Ivan Ferreira
Honored Contributor

Re: Lost mailbox

I think that somebody deleted the messages or you read the messages but do not deleted.

You can access old readed messages by using mailx -f (the mbox file).
Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? - Why do it the hard way, when you can do it the easy way?
Michael Schulte zur Sur
Honored Contributor

Re: Lost mailbox


mail has problem working with 1024+ entries but that should not lead to the deletion.
Is there any mail file for that user in: