Wow. Seeing is believing. After nearly three days, my catchall account in the Google Domain Appliancehas caught 67,930 messages; and has 3,185 messages in the Inbox. The amazing stat is at the bottom of the mailbox: “You are currently using 864 MB (42%) of your 2048 MB.” Looking through the messages, it looks like the attachments on the spam are using a giant hunk of the space. It looks like I’ll need to clean out the Spam box much sooner than 30 days, or mail coming in will start to bounce.
I wonder if there’s an easy way to chart the mail volume coming into a Gmail account? I could download the mail with POP, but that seems like a waste, and an uphill battle.I thought about turning this mailbox into an automagically updating WordPress blog, but I’m not sure why. Would making all this data be useful to anyone? I see mostly true non-existent user error messages, but there are a few vacation messages, spam complaints, and other backscatter. Thoughts?
If I tag the Inbox messages as spam, will that affect other users of Google’s mail appliances, or just this one account? I don’t want to mess up any one else’s email.
(Now up to 68,123 spam, 3,187 Inbox, 866MB used)