Benefit of using Dumpster in Zimbra Mail Server
Dumpster is a feature in Zimbra Mail Server, when you enable this feature in server with the help of this you can recover your deleted emails, contacts, calendar, and task from dumpster. By default dumpster is disabled and it keep deleted email and other items for 30 days by default.
zimbraDumpsterEnabled – TRUE/FALSE determines if the dumpster feature is enabled or disabled.
zimbraDumpsterPurgeEnabled – TRUE/FALSE determines if the users can empty/purge their dumpster.
zimbraDumpsterUserVisibleAge – n, where n is the number of days to allow users to view and recover the messages stored in the dumpster.
zimbraMailDumpsterLifetime – n, where n is the number of days to keep items stored in the dumpster before automatically purging them.
By default Dumpster is not enabled in Zimbra account
Enable Dumpster in Zimbra
$ zmprov mc default zimbraDumpsterEnabled TRUE
Check dumpster status
$ zmprov gc default zimbraDumpsterEnabled
Now Dumpster enabled in Zimbra Mail Server
Enable DumpsterLifetime and Purge time 90 days
$ zmprov mc default zimbraDumpsterUserVisibleAge “90d” zimbraMailDumpsterLifetime “90d”