Maximum email Sync Limit

We have a few Users that want more than 30 days of email sync. The documentation says I can increase it to a maximum of 2 years, now I know this will affect everyone on the server who has it set on their device that they want more than 30 days of email sync.

But what I want to know does this setting increase disk space on my datasync server.... because I increase maximum email sync from 30 days to lets say 1 year.

Serve currently has about 200 users.
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  • In article <dfield.64pdhb@no-mx.forums.novell.com>, Dfield wrote:
    > But what I want to know does this setting increase disk space on my
    > datasync server.... because I increase maximum email sync from 30 days
    > to lets say 1 year.
    >

    I'm not really sure, though I don't think so.

    What I would do is note how much disk space is used.
    Saving the output "df -h" at the very least, optionally from the root
    "du -h --max-depth=1"
    Then up that sync to 60 days, test that it has flowed to at least a
    couple devices, then rerun those usage numbers and compare.
    From that you should get an idea if it makes a difference or not and by
    how much.

    I find the "du -hx --max-depth=1" command really good as a tool for
    figuring out where space it being used on a given mount point. Start at
    the root of the mount point and then run in the suspected folders,
    drilling down as needed.



    Andy of
    KonecnyConsulting.ca in Toronto
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  • In article <dfield.64pdhb@no-mx.forums.novell.com>, Dfield wrote:
    > But what I want to know does this setting increase disk space on my
    > datasync server.... because I increase maximum email sync from 30 days
    > to lets say 1 year.
    >

    I'm not really sure, though I don't think so.

    What I would do is note how much disk space is used.
    Saving the output "df -h" at the very least, optionally from the root
    "du -h --max-depth=1"
    Then up that sync to 60 days, test that it has flowed to at least a
    couple devices, then rerun those usage numbers and compare.
    From that you should get an idea if it makes a difference or not and by
    how much.

    I find the "du -hx --max-depth=1" command really good as a tool for
    figuring out where space it being used on a given mount point. Start at
    the root of the mount point and then run in the suspected folders,
    drilling down as needed.



    Andy of
    KonecnyConsulting.ca in Toronto
    Knowledge Partner
    http://forums.novell.com/member.php?userid=75037
    If you find a post helpful and are logged in the Web interface, please
    show your appreciation by clicking on the star below. Thanks!

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