ACL configuration migration from Dovecot 2.1.17 to 2.2.13

Timo Sirainen tss at
Thu Jul 3 19:33:42 UTC 2014

On 11.6.2014, at 15.52, Iavor Stoev <iavor at> wrote:

> I'm preparing migration to the latest Dovecot version 2.2.13
> from the previous stable branch 2.1.17 which is deployed on my servers.
> With version 2.1.17 I use global acl dir to prevent all mail users to delete their INBOX.Junk Mail folder, which is part from our spam protection system.
> My current config is:
> cat /etc/dovecot/acls/INBOX.Junk\ Mail
> owner lrwstiae
> With version 2.2.13, the global acl dir support is disabled (with the above config, the imap server shows no folders at all) so I must
> use global acl file.

It's not supposed to be disabled. It's supposed to work exactly as in v2.1. In my test it still works, so the problem is something more complex than "it's completely broken". Would be nice to know what exactly is broken with it.

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