[Dovecot] Need help configuering Dovecot to support folders that contain sub-folders and messages

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Jun 13 21:06:59 EEST 2008

on 6-13-2008 10:24 AM Dan Roberts spake the following:
> The intent on my part was not to be trapped, but to simplify life.   I 
> don't work at a command line or system level on a regular enough basis 
> these days to be 100% confident that I won't screw it up, so relying on 
> a system that is pseudo capable of keeping itself together was a 
> saccrifice I was willing to make.
> I have had the bad misfortune of running RMPs in the past only to have 
> things go very wrong - and they should not have, but for a screw up in 
> the RPM to begin with.  Back then, I was more than capable of fixing 
> things - but that was a long time ago.  So I want to proceed cautiously 
> and not blow a hole in the working system.
> That said, if upgraded is it possible to resolve this issue, or should I 
> truly be contemplating a switch to another IMAP system?    Dovecot is 
> very popular so I find it odd that Apple would not foresee this issue.   
> So it would seem that a solution exists, but I don't have that 
> configuration in play - at least I hope so.
> Cheers -
> Dan
Is your IMAP server using mbox or maildir for the mailstore?
Maildir should be able to handle the folders.

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