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Preventing E-mail Deletion

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Posted: 31 Oct 2006


How can I configure GroupWise to NOT allow users to delete email?


Start by enabling Smart Purge, so users can't delete email until it is backed up. Then come back and set a timestamp. The instructions are also at:

  1. Enable "Open File Backup of Groupwise System" using either Gwtsa or TSAFS, along with the backup application.
  2. Prevent users from immediate purging of e-mails, using the Smart Purge feature.
  3. Let the backup Application complete the backup process.
  4. Clear the Timestamp on User Databases using the Gwtimestamp Utility. For details, Google gwtmstmp or see:


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