Sieve question

@lbutlr kremels at
Thu Jul 4 10:27:20 EEST 2019

On 3 Jul 2019, at 01:28, Stephan Bosch via dovecot <dovecot at> wrote:
> On 03/07/2019 04:44, @lbutlr via dovecot wrote:
>> I have the following in my active sieve file, and there are no errors logged.
>> if header :contains "to" "+root" {
>>    setflag "\\Seen";
>>    fileinto :create "root";
>>    stop;
>> }
>> The message is put in .root, bit is not marked as seen.
>> Is the default action to put mail in a folder matching the extension taking precedence?
> That should work. What version is this (output from `dovecot -`n`)? There have been some bugs with flags in the recent history.

# 2.3.6 (7eab80676): /usr/local/etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf
# Pigeonhole version 0.5.6 (92dc263a)
# OS: FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p10 i386  

It seems ti be working now. Does dovecot need to refresh the sieve rules periodically? (It has not been restarted recently., so it’s not that).

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