[Dovecot] migration question: "imap server directory"

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Feb 14 19:16:50 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 21:59 -0800, Dan Price wrote:
> In prepping our IMAP migration to Dovecot, I've hit upon a small
> issue: the "IMAP server directory" which Thunderbird users have
> set in the "advanced" prefs.
> Our old IMAP server seems to set your current directory to ~.
> This wound up causing users to set their IMAP server directory to
> "/home/<user>/mail/" so that their mailboxes would be found:

Namespaces will help you: http://wiki.dovecot.org/Namespaces

mail_full_filesystem_access=yes also works, but I'd use namespaces

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