[Dovecot] Problems with Public Folders

Matt Rude lists at mattrude.com
Sun Apr 27 01:57:24 EEST 2008

Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-04-21 at 23:54 -0500, Matt Rude wrote:
>> I am trying to implement public folders on my Fedora 8 + Postfix 2.5.1 +
>>  MySQL + Dovecot 1.0.13.  I have Public folder shown in for my users but
>> when they choose the folder "Public" they receive the error "The mail
>> server responded: Mailbox doesn't exist: Public" (in Thunderbird) or
>> just simply "Mailbox doesn't exist: Public" (In SquirrelMail). They are
>> also reciveing the same errors when they try to subscribe to the Public
>> Folder.
> ..
>> namespace:
>>   type: public
>>   separator: /
>>   prefix: Public/
>>   location: maildir:/var/spool/virtualmailboxes/%d/Public/
> That's because Public isn't a mailbox, it's a namespace. You can create
> mailboxes under Public, but you can't treat Public itself as a mailbox.
Is there any way to remove this error?

IS there a better way of doing the same thing?


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