push-notification plugin and imap-metadata permissions

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Apr 22 19:07:54 UTC 2016

On 22 Apr 2016, at 15:17, Giovanni S. Fois <giovanni at giovannisfois.net> wrote:
> In order to tell if a mailbox is enabled to send out the notification, the plugin
> looks out for the following mailbox metadata key:
> /private/vendor/vendor.dovecot/pvt/server/vendor/vendor.dovecot/http-notify
> If the key is set then everything is OK and the notification is sent, otherwise the
> action is skipped.
> If I try to setup the metadata key by hand (telnet as the user over the imap port):
> setmetadata INBOX (/private/vendor/vendor.dovecot/pvt/server/vendor/vendor.dovecot/http-notify "user=myuser at mydomain.com")
> I get the error message: "Internal mailbox attributes cannot be accessed"

Server metadata is set with:

a SETMETADATA "" (/private/vendor/vendor.dovecot/http-notify "user=myuser at mydomain.com")

Which should internally map into the INBOX's /private/vendor/vendor.dovecot/pvt/server/vendor/vendor.dovecot/http-notify.

More information about the dovecot mailing list