Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

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Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by VadaDosaIdly » 2021-06-30 05:43

Hello,

I have been noticing wired things and would appreciate your advice.
I am using Version 5.6.8 - Build 2431 of hMailServer. I started noticing that it is abruptly creating folders with long alphanumeric name those resembles like file names but folders are empty. What is it happening? :roll: This wasn't happening almost one year and before. I don't remember of changing any settings. What am I missing here or is it a bug? :evil:

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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by mattg » 2021-06-30 08:01

Not something that I've noticed

Where are you seeing these, can you post a screen shot?
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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by SorenR » 2021-07-01 19:05

August 6. and August 19. 2019 ???
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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by VadaDosaIdly » 2021-07-02 01:48

I do not remember any incidences happening between Aug 6 to Aug 19, 2019. This is just one sample screenshot.
These empty folders are randomly getting created inside other email account folders since then. I wonder why?

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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by mattg » 2021-07-02 03:19

Normally only the two character HEX folders are created

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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by palinka » 2021-07-02 12:20

Could they be from bounce messages? mailer-daemon@domain = blank sender...

Is there a fallback tmp folder if system tmp is not available for some reason?

eh... 2 shots in the dark...

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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by VadaDosaIdly » 2021-07-02 23:54

I have no idea if those are bounced back email folders. Usually bounced back emails are listed in sql database, aren't they?
I looked into sql database for file names matching to folder names and found no records. I hope that is the right way to do search.
I am still not got answers. What am I missing here?

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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by mattg » 2021-07-03 00:04

can you show a screen shot with some current file creation dates please
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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by VadaDosaIdly » 2021-07-09 02:47

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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by mattg » 2021-07-09 03:36

They are the ACTUAL email file

The database stores detail about where the emails are located, and that is the emaill that is provided to the mail client, when requested
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Re: Creating folders with long alphanumeric name resembles like a file name

Post by mattg » 2021-07-09 03:37

I meant to say FOLDER
mattg wrote:
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can you show a screen shot with some current FOLDER creation dates please
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