Best practice for getting sieve scripts replicated?

Stephan Bosch stephan at
Thu May 14 17:21:21 UTC 2015

On 5/14/2015 2:46 PM, Michael Grimm wrote:
> Hi —
> I do have replication between two servers running, and mail is replicated without any issues.
> I do have sieve running at both servers without any issues.
> But replication of sieve scripts doesn't work as "expected":
> Whenever I do modify my default script und upload it via "doveadm sieve put -u abc -a default < default" it becomes uploaded to the home directory of user abc as expected, but it will not be replicated to the partner server.
> Whenever I do deactivate the default script by "doveadm sieve deactivate -u abc", followed by a deletion "doveadm sieve delete -u abc default" plus subsequent upload of the script "doveadm sieve put -u abc -a default < default", replication takes place instantly.
> Questions: Is a modification of a sieve script supposed to be triggered the latter way? Or am I doing it the wrong way?

That smells like a bug. What is your configuration (dovecot -n)? This
should also show the versions of the packages you have installed.



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