[Dovecot] Summerising users subfolders imap logs?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Aug 11 03:55:45 EEST 2006

On 11.8.2006, at 3.48, Jan Kundrát wrote:

>>> Migrating from pop3 to imap I have now situation, that every user  
>>> has a
>>> lot sub folders, for example 100 sub folders and now every mail  
>>> check
>>> writes in the mail log also login/logout log for every sub folder:
>>> dovecot: Jul 11 16:16:31 Info: imap-login: Login: anti,  
>>> [],
>>> dovecot: Jul 11 16:16:31 Info: IMAP(anti): Disconnected in IDLE
>> What client is doing this? Either it's a bug in the client or the  
>> client
>> is behaving in a really stupid way. There's no point in creating a  
>> new
>> connection for each mailbox.
> Well, speaking from the client's perspective, it makes perfect  
> sense to
> have five idling connections to five mailboxes that are expected to
> receive new mails rather than doing periodical STATUS polls on  
> them. No
> client should rely on such a behavior, though, and a lot of people  
> would
> probably say that it's insane to open 100 concurrent connections. I'd
> agree with them :)

100 concurrent connections I could still even understand, but the  
above logs showed it has only one connection active at a time, it  
just disconnects between checking mailboxes...
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