mailbfr does an incremental backup by default. So unless you change the backup location regularly you may end up with old messages. This is by design otherwise you couldn’t go back to an old messsage a user might request. If you do not wish this behavior, use the "full" or "rotate" option.
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About Athanasios Alexandrides
Alex has been working in the IT arena for over 30 years. During his career he has held senior management positions within several IT companies. Among them globuDATA, Systrade, Wolf Computer (an Ascom company), Micronetics Consulting SA and IBM. In 1999, he quit corporate life to found Art & Pixels together with his wife. Art & Pixels specialised in the development and project management of web applications and covered a series of consultancy and instruction mandates for a broad range of clients.
Today he focuses on helping OS X Server administrators, IT project management and software development. While his passion are Apple related projects, he is at home on many platforms. He is fluent in German, English, French, Italian and thus, able to assist an international clientele.
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No. If services need to be stopped/started, mailbfr will do this for you.
mailbfr uses the root crontab. You can either edit it directly or use mailbfr -i to add/remove the cron job.
Basic instructions are given in the enclosed documentation. All options are listed in the online documentation. To see it, issue "man spamtrainer".
Both. You will need to tell spamtrainer the filename and its location. For example: /volumes/mydisk/mydirectory/myfile