resend whole inbox to user

Michael Slusarz michael.slusarz at
Wed Apr 6 21:16:03 UTC 2022

> On 04/06/2022 1:29 PM Marc <marc at> wrote:
> I was wondering if there is some way to force an imap client to 're-download' all the messages from the inbox. I can remember in the 'old days' that when the connection was dropped during a pop download, the whole inbox was re-downloaded, resulting in quite a lot of duplicates. I am looking for such action.

You can change the UIDVALIDITY of the mailbox.  This invalidates the client cache which would cause a (well-behaving) client to rebuild that mailbox from current server state.


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