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4.8   Backing Up Messages

SpamSieve includes an experimental feature to save backup copies of the messages that it has processed. This includes new messages that were automatically filtered through it, as well as messages that you’ve manually trained. A backup can be useful because:

To enable the backup:

The backups are stored in the folders:

/Users/<username>/Library/Application Support/SpamSieve/Good Messages
/Users/<username>/Library/Application Support/SpamSieve/Spam Messages

There is one .eml file per message. The name of file is the message’s identifier from SpamSieve’s log. You can find a particular message by viewing or searching SpamSieve’s log to find the right identifier. Or you can sort the backup folder by date to easily view recent messages. This can also be useful if you want to delete older message backups that you no longer want to store.

Once you find a message’s backup you can:

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