[Dovecot] INBOX protected foldername?

Axel Luttgens AxelLuttgens at swing.be
Thu Jul 18 16:03:24 EEST 2013

Le 18 juil. 2013 à 13:58, Hajo Locke a écrit :

> Hello,
> [...]
> In higher dovecot versions INBOX seems to be a kind of protected foldername. dovecot is not offering this folder in folderlist. If i rename it, the folder is available again.
> [...]
> Is there an explaination for this behaviour?

Hello Hajo,

From RFC 3501:

	The case-insensitive mailbox name INBOX is a special name reserved to
	mean "the primary mailbox for this user on this server".  The
	interpretation of all other names is implementation-dependent.

IIRC, several changes have been brought to Dovecot's code wrt the handling of that "inbox" name.


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