How to archive large IMAP mailboxes

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aercin
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How to archive large IMAP mailboxes

Post by aercin » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:27 pm

Company employees do not delete emails because they want to access the information continuously. 4-5 years information in the mail boxes. Mailboxes take a long time to backup. How do I keep old-year mail in a separate stationary place? What is the correct method for the above problem?

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Re: How to archive large IMAP mailboxes

Post by MailEnable-Ian » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:17 am

Hi,

Web mail provides an option to archive messages based on how old, subject, and sender criteria. It will then move them under a sub folder to a root folder named "Archive". This is probably the easiest method other than moving the messages via the IMAP client. In web mail right click on a folder and select the option for "Archive/Purge".
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