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Is it OK to delete spam folders
Question asked by alan fendrich - October 1, 2014 at 12:27 AM
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Hi
 
Smartermail 11.7 on Win2008 server
 
I've got a lot of spam folders growing in C:\SmarterMail\Spool\spam. They've grown to 500 meg at this point and don't see the point to save them.
 
Can I simply delete the daily spam folders?    

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Steve Reid Replied
October 1, 2014 at 5:28 AM
I don't think Smartermail creates that folder
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Bruce Barnes Replied
October 1, 2014 at 6:50 AM
If you are the MX server administrator, you may want to advise your customers/hosted accounts to periodically check their spam folders via the web interface to make certain no legitimate e-mail is in them
 
If they are running IMAP or ActiveSync, they should be able to sync those folders on their devices.
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Steve Reid Replied
October 1, 2014 at 11:05 AM
To whomever marked as answer, please take the time to ensure the answer is relivant before jumping the gun.

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