push-notification plugin and imap-metadata permissions [SOLVED]

Giovanni S. Fois giovanni at giovannisfois.net
Tue Apr 26 10:04:41 UTC 2016

On 04/25/2016 10:51 AM, Teemu Huovila wrote:
> On 23.04.2016 10:01, giovanni at giovannisfois.net wrote:
>> On 2016-04-22 09:07 PM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
>>> 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.
>> I am sorry, but this is not working.
>> As you suggested I have launched the imap commands:
>> a setmetadata ""  (/private/vendor/vendor.dovecot/http-notify "user=myuser at mydomain.com")
>> b getmetadata "" "/private/vendor/vendor.dovecot/http-notify"
>> c getmetadata "INBOX" "/private/vendor/vendor.dovecot/pvt/server/vendor/vendor.dovecot/http-notify"
>> the 'b' command returns a sort of json with the correct result
>> the 'c' command returns NIL
> After command "a", I think you should have gotten the push notification. The getmetadata imap command is not supposed to be able to access the path with /pvr/server/ in it. It is used for internal mapping only. Since command "b" returned the data, I would say the metadata is correctly set.
> br,
> Teemu Huovila

I was wrong.
Trying to get it up and working I had polluted the mailbox metadata with spurious keys and values.
After a full removal of the metadata keys everything is working as described by you.
Thank you for your attention and support

Giovanni S. Fois

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