Backup SMTP messages On the fly

The Backup On the Fly feature allows you to save in database all messages received or forwarded by the SMTP gateway.
Backuped messages are compressed and stored in a PostgreSQL Artica Internal database.
End-users or Administrators can query the database trough Artica Web console in order to retreive lost messages.

 

  • This feature is a part of the Policies Service feature.
    If you want to use this feature, you need to Enable the Policies Daemon and the Backup on the Fly feature.
  • If enabled, you will be allowed to click on the Backup on the fly feature under the Messaging & Infrastructure section.

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  • The filter works with rules.
  • You have to define which messages you want to backup.
  • Click on New rule button on the table

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  • You can add an email address or a domain in the Sender or recipient fields.

For example :

  • Sender: *
  • Recipient *
  • Retention: 7 days

Means backup all incoming/ougoing messages for 7 days.

  • Sender: user@domain.tld
  • Recipient: gmail.com
  • Retention: 7 days

Means: backup all mails sent by user@domain.tld to *@gmail.com and store it for 7 days.

  • Sender: *
  • Recipient: gmail.com
  • Retention: 7 days

Means: backup all mails sent by everyone to *@gmail.com and store it for 7 days.

  • Sender: domain.tld
  • Recipient: gmail.com
  • Retention: 7 days

Means: backup all mails sent by *@domain.tld to *@gmail.com and store it for 7 days.

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