Enable Email "Archive" - cPanel's domainwise historical email backup
Posted by Bill Williams, Last modified by Bill Williams on 31 August 2018 02:59 AM
Email Archiving allows you to save incoming, outgoing, and mailing list messages for a specified amount of time. The system stores the messages in the mail directory in the user’s home directory. Each day, the system generates a new directory with the archive type “YYYY-MM-DD” format that contains all of the specified archive type’s messages.
To enable a default archiving configuration for all of your domains, perform the following steps:
1- Access to cpanel account.
2- Click on Email Archive.
3- Select the desired archive type.
4- Select the length of time for the system to retain messages in the archive. The interface will display a message that the Email Archiving feature is enabled.
5- Click Apply to All of My Domains to apply the default configuration to all of your domains.
1- Click the Download Archives option next to the domain for which you wish to view messages.
2- Select from the following options:
The system downloads a .zip file that contains the archived messages to your local computer.
1- Click the Access Webmail link to view archived messages through Webmail.
2- Select which webmail programs you want to use to view your archived emails.
3- Everyday a subfolder will be created with “YYYY-MM-DD” format under Archive folder. you can display old subfolder if is not appeared in webmail as below:
Right click on the desire subfolder and click Subscribe.