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Old 12 May 2020, 18:34
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Deleting select private messages

Is there a hack or method to deleting, say, all Inbox or Sent Items private messages that are older than a year or so?

Also, is there a way to stop vbulletin 5 from putting a copy of the Welcome PM into the admin's Sent Items outbox this is part of why it gets so full.
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Old 14 May 2020, 07:16
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PMs are also nodes and shoUlf be deletable by admincp nodetools prune. I donít think you could find and delete welcomepms, but you could delete the folder-items by selecting and batch delete.
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Old 19 May 2020, 03:21
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It's strange but vbulletin is claiming that it is impossible to delete PMs, at least that having a user delete them and put them in the trash, or using ACP to delete all the PMs of a user has no effect.
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Old 19 May 2020, 13:29
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If it were me I'd just go into the SQL database and run a query on the privatemessage table to delete PMs by User ID. It'd be a lot easier than trying to do it from the front end.
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