[Dovecot] emails are being marked as read auto-magically

Fabio Catunda fcatunda at contactnet.com.br
Fri Jul 27 16:44:38 EEST 2012

I really don't know why it happens, but I suggest that you make some 
tests with some webmail like squirrelmail, it might point you into some 


Fábio Catunda.

On 27-07-2012 10:41, Joe Beaubien wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having a weird issue with dovecot 2.1.7 (using the latest thunderbird
> client). Something, I have emails that mark themselves as read on their
> own. No one touches them, and they get marked as read. I try to re-mark
> them as unread, but a few seconds later, they get marked as read again. The
> same problem happens in reverse (emails marks as unread become read).
> Has anyone ever experienced anything similar?
> I cannot see any warnings or errors in the dovecot logs, so I'm not sure if
> the problem is with thunderbird or with dovecot. However, I have never had
> this issue before switching from dovecot 1.0.X to dovecot 2.1.X.
> Unfortunately, we updated the thunderbird versions around the same time,
> so I feel like a dog chasing my tail on this issue.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Regards,
> -Joe

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