How do I use the Email Archiving feature?

cPanel's Email Archiving interface 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 archivetype.YYYY-MM-DD format that contains all of the specified archive type's messages.


  • When the system receives a message, it immediately archives the message.The system does not archive messages that you receive before you enable the Archive feature. 

    • This action occurs before the system applies any filters.
    • The system archives both spam and non-spam emails.

You can view the messages in the cPanel interface or in an email client.

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