[ILUG] script or utility to delete POP mail
Seán Mac Suibhne
smacsuibhne1 at eircom.net
Wed Aug 3 17:38:49 IST 2005
On Wed 03 Aug 2005 16:12, Denis Hennessy wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I have old email account which I had stopped using for several years
> because of spam which I've just realised I need to reactivate (I
> forgot to update internic...). However, a quick telnet to the POP port
> shows that I have 53MB of spam waiting for me. I don't have server
> access to the machine so I can't just go and delete the mailbox. I
> also don't have a way of asking the server admins to delete the
> mailbox (because the account was terminated years ago....).
> So, what I'd like to do is have something connect as a POP client and
> delete every mail automatically. It sounds like something that one of
> you might have run across before - any ideas?
A Yahoo email account can download mail from a pop server. You have 1G of
space to store the email as well!
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