Tools to get a report of which folders have new mail?

Steve Litt slitt at
Tue Jul 19 07:23:37 UTC 2022

On Tue, 2022-07-19 at 16:33 +1200, Peter wrote:
> On 19/07/22 3:18 pm, Steve Litt wrote:
> > Is there any way I could use
> > doveadm or other tools to create a report that shows all my folders
> > in a
> > hierarchy?
> See doveadm(1) and doveadm-mailbox(1), specifically the `doveadm
> mailbox 
> list` command.
> > Also, is there a way to show only those with new mail?
> Look at doveadm-search(1) and doveadm-search-query(7) for this.
> You can loop through the list of mailboxes from doveadm mailbox list
> and 
> pass them one at a time to `doveadm search NEW MAILBOX mailboxname`
> to 
> see if any messages are returned from the search.

Thanks Peter. I'll look into everything you mentioned in the next few


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