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-====== ​smbutil - Synchronet Message Base Utility ======+====== Synchronet Message Base Utility ======
  
-The Synchronet Message Base Utility (smbutil) can be used for several things, but most importantly,​ it must be used for maintaining the message bases of your system'​s public message areas (sub-boards).+The Synchronet Message Base Utility (''​smbutil''​) can be used for several things, but most importantly,​ it must be used for maintaining the message bases of your system'​s public message areas (sub-boards).
  
 The ''​m''​ command (for //​maintenance//​) instructs smbutil to mark old messages, and messages over the maximum sub-board limit, as //deleted// so that the disk space used by these message can be allocated to new messages. If you are using the 'Hyper Allocation'​ or 'Fast Allocation'​ method for your message bases, you must also use this utility to pack your message bases periodically. ​ The pack (''​p''​) command instructs smbutilto compress the message bases, removing any unused allocation blocks (for messages marked as //​deleted//​). The ''​m''​ command (for //​maintenance//​) instructs smbutil to mark old messages, and messages over the maximum sub-board limit, as //deleted// so that the disk space used by these message can be allocated to new messages. If you are using the 'Hyper Allocation'​ or 'Fast Allocation'​ method for your message bases, you must also use this utility to pack your message bases periodically. ​ The pack (''​p''​) command instructs smbutilto compress the message bases, removing any unused allocation blocks (for messages marked as //​deleted//​).
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 ====Examples==== ====Examples====
  
-=== Mainteance ​===+=== Maintenance ​===
  
 for maintenance and packing (100k or more per sub): for maintenance and packing (100k or more per sub):

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