[Dovecot] Dovecot + iPhone

Tim Riley timr at medent.com
Wed Apr 23 20:27:02 EEST 2008

Where do I check to make sure the /Deleted flag is set on the message in my 

Also, Can I configure Dovecot to function like Yahoo's server and expunge on 

---------- Original Message ----------- 
From: Dean Brooks <dean at iglou.com> 
To: dovecot at dovecot.org 
Sent: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 12:47:10 -0400 
Subject: Re: [Dovecot] Dovecot + iPhone

> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:59:29AM -0400, Tim Riley wrote: 
> > I want to start out by saying that Dovecot works 100% when 
> > mail (on our company mail server that I maintain) via Outlook Express 
> > Windows Mail. 
> > 
> > I'm having issues with moving mail via my iPhone. 
> > 
> > If I move a message from my Inbox to another folder, the mail gets 
> > COPIED...not moved. So it exists in my Inbox as well as the folder I 
> > it to. 
> > 
> > When I test on my iPhone to Yahoo's mail server, the moved process works 
> > 100%. 
> The iPhone does not expunge messages marked for deletion.  If you 
> are seeing the message still in your inbox, but with the \Deleted flag 
> set, that is completely normal and is a feature/failure of the iPhone. 
> It may be that Yahoo's mail servers automatically do an expunge upon 
> disconnect even if not requested by the client. 
> If you aren't seeing the \Deleted flag on the Inbox copy, then there 
> may be some other issue at work, but it all works fine with our 
> installation of 1.1rc4. 
> -- 
> Dean Brooks 
> dean at iglou.com 
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