[Dovecot] Okay, so what's with "mail storage creation failed", was Cannot connect to dovecot imap server -- nothing in log

Bill Cole dovecot-20061108 at billmail.scconsult.com
Fri Apr 18 07:27:31 EEST 2008

At 8:36 PM -0700 4/17/08, David Benfell wrote:

(reduced to the key pieces of information.)

>dovecot: 2008-04-17 20:24:51 Error: IMAP(benfell): Ambiguous mail
>location setting, don't know what to do with it:
>/home/benfell/imap-folders (try prefixing it with mbox: or maildir:)


>   type: private
>   separator: /
>   prefix: folders/
>   location: ~/imap-folders

Apply the clue in the log line to the namespace 'location' parameter.


Bill Cole
bill at scconsult.com

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