Proposal for External Storage of Mail Data in VM Environment

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cuthbertdavies
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Proposal for External Storage of Mail Data in VM Environment

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Is there a method for storing all Postfix spool, mail, spamassassin/mailscanner user mods, etc., off the VM and onto a network share? If not, perhaps this could be considered as a feature request. If the VM becomes corrupted for any reason, restoring a backup results in the loss of all mail data between the time of corruption and the backup date. Having everything off the VM would mitigate this issue and likely facilitate easier migration between versions.
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Re: Proposal for External Storage of Mail Data in VM Environment

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You can set up your initial install before you install eFa however you want.

You could install your OS and create mount points for these various things, then install eFa once you have it the way you want. Of course, you'll incur any performance penalty that using a network share brings.
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