[Dovecot] Mailbox statistics (sdbox / indexes) (+ wiki2 frontpage notes)

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Mon Jul 8 13:55:51 EEST 2013

Am 08.07.2013 12:17, schrieb Jeroen Massar:
> Hi,
> I used to, with a simple script, loop over the filenames in a Maildir,
> grab the From from the contents of the file and grab the flags
> (especially "READ" and "REPLIED") from the filename, but after moving to
> sdbox these flags are hidden in the index file.
> Is there anyway to get these out of there programmatically without
> having to resort to using an imap-client or is that the way to go?
> (I am effectively counting who has sent the most mail to a mailbox and
> how many of the the messages have been and have not been replied to;
> thus another answer would be: "I got a stats program for mailboxes")
> Greets,
>  Jeroen

you may have a look at


> PS: just reverted the wiki2 Frontpage, apparently even bots know who the
> author of the IMAP protocol is (leading me to believe that that check
> does not work): http://wiki2.dovecot.org/FrontPage?action=info
> I could not find a "revert" button thus copied&pasta'd the previous
> edition in there.
> PS2: there seems to be a master.wiki2.dovecot.org and a
> wiki2.dovecot.org; logging in on the one does not log in on the other,
> and accounts on the one are different from the other, and it seems
> cookies go missing also somewhere, hence why an IP is logged and not my
> account (which I used to have, now was missing and thus I recreated, but
> needed to do that on both boxes)

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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