>Potentially stupid question, but the answer eludes me..
>I have set as default all 4 purging options to "when message is older
>than 1 day"
>I have set purging when retrieve new headers.
>When I engage Agent after a pause of a few days, I would expect to see
>only one day's worth of messages, yet I get many more - dating back
>When I immediately after agent finishes retrieving headers - retrieve
>headers again, I get the expected amount of headers.
>What do I need to set to get this result the first time?
>Thanks in advance!
Agent seems to be doing what it's supposed to.
First, You purged all messages older than 1 day. At this point no
messages will be present (since you haven't gotten any in more than a
THEN, you retrieve headers for messages that are new since the last
time you got new messages. That's several days worth.
Purge and now you have 1 day's worth of messages.
Get new headers. Now it's slightly more than 1 day.
You seen to want the most recent day's messages only. Instead of
getting new headers, you could get the last day's headers (use "Sample
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