A year ago we had announced that we would start automatically purging
email from users' spam folders (for those who used the server side spam
filtering options). We didn't actually implement that, but are going to
For those who have opted to have the UVM email system automatically file
incoming messages that appear to be spam in a special "spam" mail folder,
CIT will automatically remove messages from that folder that are older
than 120 days on the first of every month.
The first round of deletions will take place on March 1st, 2005. If you
don't want to read or keep the messages in your spam folder, there is no
action required on your part.
If there may be messages in your spam folder that you want to retain,
please review your spam folder and move wanted messages into any other
mailbox. Webmail is one convenient way to check your spam folder -- go on
the Web to http://webmail.uvm.edu/. Alternatively, if you are set up for
IMAP email, you can open and manage your spam folder just like your other
There will be no notification prior to future scheduled deletions, but
deletions will not remove messages delivered within the last 120 days. We
plan on running the scheduled deletion on the first day of each month.
If you would like to review or change your spam management settings, or to
learn more about your options, please go to https://webmail.uvm.edu/ and
look at the options in the left panel.